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County Specific Information

CommmunityLink currently covers the five counties in NE Ohio listed below which are commonly referred to as the Greater Cleveland Area.

Cuyahoga

For more information see Wikipedia: Wiki - Cuyahoga County, OH
“Cuyahoga County is a county located in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Ohio on the southern shore of Lake Erie, across the U.S.-Canada maritime border. As of the 2019 United States Census estimates, the population was 1,235,072, making it the second most populous county in the state.

The traditional county seat and largest city is Cleveland. The county is bisected by the Cuyahoga River, which serves as its namesake. The name is derived from the Iroquoian word Cuyahoga, which means 'crooked river'. Cuyahoga County forms the core of the Greater Cleveland Metropolitan Area and the Cleveland–Akron–Canton Combined Statistical Area.

Former U.S. President James A. Garfield was born in what was Cuyahoga County's Orange Township.”

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Geauga

For more information see Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geauga_County,_Ohio - Geauga County, OH
“Geauga County is a county in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 93,389. The county seat is Chardon. The county is named for an Onondaga or Seneca language word meaning 'raccoon', originally the name of the Grand River.

Geauga County is part of the Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area. In 2008, Forbes Magazine ranked Geauga County as the fourth best place in America to raise a family.

About 20% of the county's population is Amish, as of 2017.”

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Lake

For more information see Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_County,_Ohio,_Ohio - Lake County, OH
“Lake County is a county in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 230,041. The county seat is Painesville. The county was established on March 6, 1840 from land given by Cuyahoga and Geauga Counties. Its name is derived from its location on the southern shore of Lake Erie.

Lake County is part of the Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area.”

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Lorain

For more information see Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorain_County,_Ohio - Lorain County, OH
“Lorain County is a county located in the northeastern portion of the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 301,356. Its county seat is Elyria. The county was physically established in 1822, becoming judicially independent in 1824.

Lorain County is part of the Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area. The county is also home to Amherst, with its sandstone quarries, and Oberlin College, in Oberlin.”

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Medina

For more information see Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medina_County,_Ohio - Medina County, OH
“Medina County is a county in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 172,332. Its county seat is Medina. The county was created in 1812 and later organized in 1818. It is named for Medina, a city in Saudi Arabia.

Medina County is part of the Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area, although parts of the county are included in the urbanized area of Akron.”

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