Crossroads of the Nation
|• Mayor||Thomas Perciak (R)|
|• Total||24.64 sq mi (63.82 km2)|
|• Land||24.63 sq mi (63.79 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2) 0.04%|
|Elevation||932 ft (284.07 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||1,816.9/sq mi (701.5/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|FIPS code||39-75098 |
|GNIS feature ID||1065396 |
Strongsville is 15 miles from Cleveland in the southwestern corner of Cuyahoga County, bounded by Lorain County on the west, Medina County on the south, Berea and Middleburg HTS. on the north, and North Royalton on the east.
History[change | change source]
It was incorporated as the Village of Strongsville in 1927 and became a city in 1960, operating under the mayor-council form of government. The city was originally Strongsville Twp., organized in 1818. Occupying 25 sq. mi., it has the second-largest area of the cities in Cuyahoga County. The township was named after John Stoughton Strong, an early pioneer and land agent from Vermont.
References[change | change source]
- Exner, Rich (16 November 2013). "Democrats outnumber Republicans as mayors in Cuyahoga County, 39-14". Cleveland.com. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
- "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved May 30, 2019.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "STRONGSVILLE". Encyclopedia of Cleveland History | Case Western Reserve University. 2018-05-11. Retrieved 2021-11-05.