Located in the northeast Ohio county of Portage, Brimfield is a small, but rapidly expanding community that offers a high-quality lifestyle to all its residents. The rural atmosphere of the township of Brimfield still holds strong through growth, which is one of the most attractive features for many residents. From the excellent school system to the extensive parks and recreational opportunities, this family-friendly community will suit multiple lifestyles. People living in Brimfield apartments for rent have a plethora of options for dining, recreation and shopping in and around town. According to City-Data, roughly 3,500 people live in Brimfield.
In the 1840s, Brimfield had a prosperous agricultural industry. In addition to the growth of crops like corn, oats, wheat and hay, wool, butter and cheese were produced in large quantities.
Today, the diverse job market of Brimfield has a little something to offer all residents in the community. People living in Brimfield apartments are also in a prime location to start a business because of the continual growth. As of 2008, Brimfield's top employers include Kent State University, Robinson Memorial Hospital, the county government, GE Lighting and East Manufacturing.
There are numerous events that take place throughout the year in Brimfield and the county of Portage that everyone can enjoy. One of the most beloved events is Brimfest, an annual fair that is held each fall at the Brimfield Town Center Park. Boasting an extensive list of vendors, food, amusement rides, musical performances, contests, fireworks and more, Brimfest brings the entire town together.
The Lion's Community Park and Township Center Park are two of the most visited outdoor areas in Brimfield. Township Center Park is located in the heart of the city center and includes the historic town gazebo reconstructed with a roof from the original town hall.
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