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Page Contents for Lakewood, Ohio

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions



Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.



Statistics & Facts

The Ohio state capital is Columbus.
The population of Lakewood is approximately 52131 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 28,521 (1990), 25274 (2010).
The amount of land area in Lakewood is 14.365 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Lakewood is 5.6 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 2.978 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lakewood to Washington DC is 317 miles.
The distance to the Ohio state capital is 121 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lakewood is positioned 41.48 degrees north of the equator and 81.80 degrees west of the prime meridian.


along the shore of Lake Eric just five miles west of Cleveland.
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History & History Related Items

A good history page for Lakewood.

Dan Chabek wrote columns about Lakewood, beginning in 1989 which commemorated the 100th anniversary of the founding of Lakewood. See these columns on Lake Lore

You can find Local History Resources on Roena's Page from the Lakewood library.
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The founding of Lakewood



The City of Lakewood, Ohio by the Lakewood Public Library

Winterhurst Ice Rink

Beck Center for the Cultural Arts.
17801 Detroit Avenue
Lakewood, Ohio 44107
For information about Beck Center
Call us at (216) 521-2540.
Lakewood is often referred to as a "City of Homes."
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Economy & Industry

The economy here has been strong and continues to be such. There are over 1,000 businesses in Lakewood.
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Lakewood City Government

Mayor/Council form of government with 7 city council members, 3 at-large seats and 1 for each of the four wards in the city. The Mayor is elected position for 4 years

Lakewood Chamber

Lakewood Chamber of Commerce
14701 Detroit Ave. Suite 130
Lakewood, Ohio 44107-4109
Phone: 216-226-2900
FAX 216-226-1340
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Lakewood Organizations

Lakewood Chamber of Commerce
14701 Detroit Ave. Suite 130
Lakewood, Ohio 44107-4109
Phone: 216-226-2900
FAX 216-226-1340
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Lakewood Libraries

Lakewood, Ohio Public Library
15425 Detroit Avenue
Lakewood, Ohio 44107
Phone (216) 226-8275
email the library - A well-organized and information website - The Lakewood Public Library Online: "community access to the world of knowledge and world-wide access to the community of Lakewood, Ohio."

Lakewood Schools

Lakewood City Schools
1470 Warren Road
Lakewood, Ohio 44107
Superintendent Phone: (216) 549-4092

Lakewood High School
14100 Franklin Boulevard
Lakewood, Ohio 44104
Phone [216} 529-4041

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