Introduction to Strongsville, Ohio
Strongsville, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 8 miles SW of Parma, Ohio and 14 miles SW of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is in the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria area. There are 43,858 residents in Strongsville.
The Township of Strongsville was created on February 25, 1818. The area was named after John Stoughton Strong, the founder and one of the early settlers of the area. The township of Strongsville was divided into five school districts in 1822. Later on, the area was further sub-divided into ten districts. In 1923, Strongsville was reincorporated as a village. The area was chartered as a city in 1961.
Strongsvilleand nearby Attractions
- Gardenview Horticultural Park
- Big Creek Reservation
- Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
- Mill Stream Run Reservation
- Rocky River Reservation
Things To Do In Strongsville
The Gardenview Horticultural Park is an ideal place to spend your leisure time. The Pomeroy House is also worth visiting. In Strongsville, enthusiastic shoppers can spend their day at the Southpark Mall. Old Stone Church, Cleveland Botanical Garden, Edgewater Beach and Cleveland Metroparks Zoo are also nearby.
International flight is available from Cleveland - Hopkins International Airport.
Strongsville Higher Education
Higher educational opportunities are provided by Baldwin - Wallace College, ITT Technical Institute, Cleveland State University, John Carroll University and many other colleges and universities.