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Euclid
Cuyahoga County, Ohio

ZipCodes
44117, 44123, 44132




Page Contents for Euclid, Ohio

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Ohio state capital is Columbus.
The population of Euclid is approximately 52,717 (2000), 48920 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 26,586 (1990), 22685 (2010).
The amount of land area in Euclid is 27.748 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Euclid is 10.3 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 2.223 sq kilometers.
The distance from Euclid to Washington DC is 308 miles.
The distance to the Ohio state capital is 136 miles. (as the crow flies)
Euclid is positioned 41.59 degrees north of the equator and 81.51 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Euclid elevation is 618 feet above sea level.
Euclid median income is $ 35,151 (2000).
The Euclid median home price is $ 90,800 (2000).
Euclid average annual precipitation is 40.8 inches peryear.
Euclid average annual snowfall is 56.3 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 25.8 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 46.8 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 71.3 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 52.6 degrees F.

Location

about twelve miles northeast of Cleveland, not far from the shores of Lake Erie. Other nearby communities include Richmond Heights, Wickliffe, Willowick, Highland Heights, South Euclid, Willoughby Hills, Lyndhurst and Mayfield. Try this location page for Euclid.
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History & History Related Items

The Township of Euclid was one of the first communities to be established in the Western Reserve. A contract between Superintendent Moses Cleaveland and 41 employees of the Connecticut Land Company created the Euclid Survey Township. The men were members of a party sent to lay out and survey the estimated 3,000,000 acres of land purchased by the company the previous year for $ 1,200,000 from the State of Connecticut. Euclid, named after the Greek mathematician, was incorporated as a township in 1809. The township consisted of more than 35 square miles of land.David Dille, a Virginia company lieutenant from the Revolutionary War, is credited as the founder of Euclid Township. He built a log cabin on the west bank of Euclid Creek. In those early years, the village was a farming community, subsisting on cash from crops of wheat and table grapes. The first industries were saltworks, sawmill, gristmill and ship building. William Coleman arrived in 1804. Coleman is credited with proving that fish taken from Lake Erie could be preserved with salt. Between 1809 and 1815, Euclid was larger and considered more promising than nearby Cleveland. However, completion of the Ohio Canal in 1827 assured Cleveland's future dominance. In 1850, the Cleveland, Painesville and Ashtabula Railroad built tracks through Euclid. The village was incorporated in 1877. However, incorporation was rescinded a year later when residents reconsidered their action. It was again incorporated in 1903 and boundaries were changed.. Toward the end of the nineteenth century, several companies were quarrying "bluestone" with great success. Euclid bluestone was used to build the "old" City Hall located on East 222nd Street. In 1876, Euclid native Charles Brush perfected the electric dynamo and invented the Arc Lamp. In 1879, Cleveland was the first city to have its Public Square illuminated by the Brush lights. Large cities in Europe, as well as the United States, soon were illuminated by the Arc Lamps. In 1930, with a population of 12,753, Euclid officially became a city and Henry S. Pickands was elected the first mayor. A decade later, World War II brought sudden growth to the community. An influx on new industry began replacing the farmland. Euclid's city planners assured orderly growth by segregating commercial and industrial land from residential neighborhoods, becoming pioneers of modern zoning concepts. In 1994, the population of Euclid was 54,875. Today Euclid is known for its superior municipal services, excellent educational opportunities and quality of life.

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The settling of Euclid

1796

The incorporation of Euclid

1931


Attractions

The Euclid Orchestra
291 E. 222nd St.
Euclid, Ohio 44123
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Euclid City Government

City of Euclid
585 E. 222nd St.
Euclid, Ohio 44123-2029
Phone: 216-289-2700
Fax: 216-289-8362

Euclid has a Mayor-Council form of government. The council has nine members.

Euclid Chamber

Euclid Chamber of Commerce
21935 Lakeshore Boulevard
Euclid, Ohio 44123
Phone: 216-731-9322

Euclid Organizations

Euclid Chamber of Commerce
21935 Lakeshore Boulevard
Euclid, Ohio 44123
Phone: 216-731-9322

Euclid Libraries

Euclid Public Library
631 E. 222nd St.
Euclid, Ohio 44123
Phone: 216-261-5300

Euclid Schools

Euclid Central Middle School
20701 Euclid Ave.
Euclid, Ohio 44117-1522
Phone: 216-261-2900


Euclid High School
711 E. 222nd. St.
Euclid, Ohio 44123-2092
Phone: 216-162-2900


Eulcid City Schools
651 E. 222nd St.
Euclid, Ohio 44123
Phone: 216-261-2900
Fax: 216-261-3120 Euclid

Miscellany

The population of Euclid was:
1994 - 54,875
2000 - 52,717
2002 - 51,911 (estimate)

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