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Introduction to Highland Heights, Ohio (Google Map)
Highland Heights History
The city, formerly part of the Mayfield Township, was founded in 1920 and incorporated as the City of Highland Heights in 1967. This city was the first in Cuyahoga County to need new residential neighborhoods in order to have ornamental lamp posts and underground wiring. Money Magazine rated the city as the 75th Best Place to Live in 2007 (in the US).
Highland Heights and Nearby Attractions
Things To Do In Highland Heights
Western Reserve Historical Society Museum, Dunham Tavern Museum, the Shaker Museum, and the Cleveland Museum of Art are popular museums near Highland Heights. Goodtimes Amusement Park, the Cleveland Botanical Garden, and the Akron Zoo are other attractions in the region. Helen Hazen Wyman Metropolitan Park, Brecksville Reservation, Euclid Creek Reservation, and Headlands Beach State Park offer recreational facilities. Punderson State Park has a golf course, a lodge, and cottages. Visitors may enjoy boating, fishing, camping, and swimming at the park.
Highland Heights Transportation
Air transportation is available from Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport.
Highland Heights Higher Education
Highland Heights Profile
Highland Heights is located in Cuyahoga County 18 miles East of Public Square in Downtown Cleveland. For vacationers, Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is only 40 minutes away or Burke Lakefront Airport is only 30 minutes away. Transportation is offered by RTA for the 40 minute trip to Public Square. Highland Heights offers wonderful shopping at the Eastgate Shopping Center, Richmond Mall, Beachwood Mall, and at The Golden Gate Shopping Center to keep you updated on what is happening in and around Highland Heights the News Herald and the Plain Dealer and the Sun Messenger are available each day.
With the Mayfield City school district your children won't have any problems receiving those good grades. The student/teacher ratio is 12-1 and there are also special education schools available. Case Western Resene University, Cleveland State University, Cuyahoga Community, John Carroll University, Lakeland Community College and Lake Erie College, David N. Myel College, Kent State University, Notre Dame, and Ursuline College are also nearby. Health care can be provided by Meridia Hillcrest hospital. Meridia Euclid Hospital, University Suburban Health Service and at the Urgent Care Center. Recreation is always fun at the Community Center, Tennis Courts, Swimming, racquetball, Boating, Little League or the Golf Course. In the city of Highland Heights there are many organizations to become a part of including: The YMCA, the Historical Club, the Greater Book Club, Scouts, Villagers, Boosters, Jaycees, and the League of Women's Voters. You won't have any problem finding the home you like in Highland Heights. There are many two-story colonial and split-level homes in executive development areas.