Warrensville Heights, OH, is a small city situated close to Cleveland in Cuyahoga County. Nicknamed "The Friendly City," the town offers quiet neighborhoods and proximity to attractions, culture and events in nearby Cleveland. If you are seeking to rent an apartment in a close-knit community that cares about its residents and has strong schools, opportunities for recreation and an extensive library, this community is a great place to live and work.
This community got its start as a separate entity from Cleveland in 1927. It was incorporated as a city in 1960. Early in its history, the neighborhood was referred to as "The Geranium City" due to the many greenhouses located throughout the area. Postwar migration out of the center of Cleveland and into the neighborhoods led to this area's rapid development as a suburb. As the town grew, so did its importance in industry and manufacturing. The city is known for its rich African American history as well as its drive for social and racial equality. Today, the town has a population of approximately 13,380.
If you're a sports fan, this is the community for you. The city school district maintains sports teams that draw large crowds at events such as Friday night football. You could also make the short drive to Cleveland to take in a game of the Browns, Indians or Cavaliers.
For those who enjoy being active, you can visit the community's YMCA, which offers classes in swimming, aerobics and yoga. You could explore Green Road Park, which offers places for kids to play and have a picnic lunch. The city's library also offers programs such as kids' activity times as well as lectures, stories and homework assistance.
When you need to get around Warrensville Heights, the best way is by car. If you prefer to use mass transit to get from where you rent to school or work, the Regional Transit Authority offers limited bus and handicapped-accessible shuttle service. Greyhound operates a station within the town. You can also take the short drive to the Amtrak station. The area is served by two airports: The Burke Lakefront Airport offers regional service while Cleveland Hopkins International Airport can take you to destinations throughout North America.
If you're moving to Warrensville Heights to continue your education, you'll have several different options to consider. Ohio Technical College is just a few miles outside of town. There, you can pursue a program in automobile and mechanical technician training. Cuyahoga Community College offers associate's degree programs in a variety of fields, such as business administration and health care. South University offers many associate's and bachelor's degree programs.
When you rent a place in Warrensville Heights, you'll be able to consider jobs in a variety of industries. Some of the leading sectors of employment in and near the community include the Warrensville Heights City School District, the Cleveland Clinic Health System and Sherwin Williams Automotive Finish Group. Other growing sectors include retail, health care and hospitality services.