Strongsville, Ohio

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Strongsville, Ohios
North side of Strongsville's Town Square
North side of Strongsville's Town Square
Nickname(s): 
Crossroads of the Nation
Location in Cuyahoga County and the state of Ohio.
Location in Cuyahoga County and the state of Ohio.
Location of Ohio in the United States
Location of Ohio in the United States
Coordinates: 41°18′46″N 81°49′55″W / 41.31278°N 81.83194°W / 41.31278; -81.83194Coordinates: 41°18′46″N 81°49′55″W / 41.31278°N 81.83194°W / 41.31278; -81.83194
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyCuyahoga
Township created1818
Village created1923
Incorporated1961
Government
 • TypeMayor-council
 • MayorThomas Perciak (R)[1]
Area
 • Total24.64 sq mi (63.82 km2)
 • Land24.63 sq mi (63.79 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.04%
Elevation
932 ft (284.07 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total44,750
 • Estimate 
(2018[2])
44,853
 • Density1,816.9/sq mi (701.5/km2)
 census
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Zip code
44136, 44149
Area code(s)440
FIPS code39-75098 [3]
GNIS feature ID1065396 [4]
Websitestrongsville.org

Strongsville is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States, and a suburb of Cleveland. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 44,750.

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.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Exner, Rich (16 November 2013). "Democrats outnumber Republicans as mayors in Cuyahoga County, 39-14". Cleveland.com. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
  2. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved May 30, 2019.
  3. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. "STRONGSVILLE". Encyclopedia of Cleveland History | Case Western Reserve University. 2018-05-11. Retrieved 2021-11-05.