Overview of Streetsboro
Streetsboro sits in Portage County in northeast Ohio and is known as the "Gateway to Progress." The city is located approximately 14 miles northeast of Akron and roughly 25 miles southeast of Cleveland. Streetsboro apartments for rent are excellent means to join the more than 16,000 people living across the nearly 24 square miles of land.
This city is particularly well situated for commuters, as it is positioned at the crossroads of five state routes and roughly 40 minutes south of the Cuyahoga County Airport.
Living in Streetsboro, OH
The land on which Streetsboro is located today was originally inhabited by the Seneca Indians. It was founded as a township in 1798 and was named in honor of Titus Street, the city's founder. The land was surveyed in 1822 by Ralph Cowles and Lemuel Punderson, and major roadways came to the area as early as 1827. The well-known Ohio Turnpike was officially opened in 1955 with Streetsboro being officially incorporated in 1968.
The city has established numerous city services since its incorporation, including a parks and a recreation board in 1969, which assumed the responsibilities of equipping, operating and maintaining playgrounds, gymnasiums, swimming pools and recreation centers.
Streetsboro Attractions and Special Events
People living in Streetsboro apartments as well as visitors have a wealth of attractions at their fingertips. The Streetsboro Visitors & Convention Bureau revealed that Streetsboro is home to more than nine affordable hotels, two campgrounds, more than 40 different restaurants and numerous renowned attractions.
Many residents enjoy a day or weekend of outdoor recreation at the Woodside Lake Park. This is a prime spot for camping in the 70-acre campground or hitting the lake for swimming, fishing, hiking, biking or paddle boating.
Other popular area attractions include the Streetsboro City Park, Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, Tinkers Creek State Park, Sea World Ohio and Munroe Falls Metro Park.
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