Introduction to Willoughby Hills, Ohio
Willoughby Hills History
The city of Willoughby Hills, which was settled in 1798 by David Abbott, was named "Willoughby" in honor of a public health official, Dr. Westel Willoughby Jr. Incorporated as a hamlet in 1954, it was formally incorporated as a city in 1970. The Chagrin River flows through this city. Lake County which is located by the southern shore of Lake Erie, was given its name because of its location.
Willoughby Hills and Nearby Attractions
- North Chagrin Reservation
- Old River Farm Reserved Picnic Area
- Brookside Park
- International Women's Air & Space Museum
- Hach-Otis State Nature Preserve
- Century Village Museum
Things To Do In Willoughby Hills
A trip may be planned to Cleveland Botanical Garden and Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. Golfers may enjoy a game at Airport Greens Golf Course. Recreational opportunities are available at South Chagrin Reservation, Cleveland Lakefront State Park and Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park. Museums include Fairport Harbor Marine Museum and Lighthouse and the Cleveland Museum of Art. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum exhibits memorabilia consisting of handwritten lyrics, musical instruments and working music displays. Six Flags Worlds of Adventure and Holden Arboretum are other attractions in the area.
Willoughby Hills Transportation
Flights are available from Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport.
Willoughby Hills Higher Education
Lakeland Community College, John Carroll University, Notre Dame College of Ohio and Case Western Reserve University are some of the colleges near Willoughby Hils.