Lorain, Ohio

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Lorain, Ohio
City of Lorain
Downtown lorain, ohio 2.jpg
Nickname(s): 
International City, Steel City[1]
Location within the state of Ohio
Location within the state of Ohio
Location of Lorain in Lorain County
Location of Lorain in Lorain County
Coordinates: 41°26′54″N 82°10′8″W / 41.44833°N 82.16889°W / 41.44833; -82.16889Coordinates: 41°26′54″N 82°10′8″W / 41.44833°N 82.16889°W / 41.44833; -82.16889
CountryUnited States of America
StateOhio
CountyLorain
Founded1807[2]
IncorporatedFebruary, 1817
IncorporatedJuly 16, 1834 (township)[3]
Government
 • TypeMayor–council
 • MayorJack Bradley (D)
 • City council
Area
 • Total24.14 sq mi (62.52 km2)
 • Land23.67 sq mi (61.31 km2)
 • Water0.47 sq mi (1.22 km2)
Elevation
610 ft (186 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total64,097
 • Estimate 
(2018[5])
64,028
 • Density2,707.9/sq mi (1,045.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Zip code(s)
44052-44053-44054-44055
Area code(s)440
FIPS code39-44856
GNIS feature ID1077529[6]
Websitehttp://www.cityoflorain.org

Lorain /ləˈrn/ is a city in Lorain County, Ohio, United States. The city is located in northeastern Ohio on Lake Erie. It is about 30 miles west of Cleveland. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 64,097,[7] making it Ohio's tenth largest city, the third largest in Greater Cleveland, and the largest in Lorain County by population.

References[change | change source]

  1. Lee, Trymaine. "The Heartland: Life and Loss in Steel City". msnbc.com. MSNBC. Retrieved December 19, 2016.
  2. "History of Lorain - Chronology". Lorain Public Library System. Lorain Public Library. Archived from the original on October 24, 2016. Retrieved December 19, 2016.
  3. "4-47 Founding of Lorain | Remarkable Ohio". Remarkable Ohio. Archived from the original on April 6, 2016. Retrieved June 1, 2016.
  4. "City Council", City of Lorain.Template:Retrieved
  5. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 30, 2019.
  6. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. "U.S. Census website". Retrieved 2010-03-20.