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Lake County, Ohio

44060, 44061

Page Contents for Mentor, 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 Mentor is approximately 51,485 (2005), 47159 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 19,301 (2000), 19166 (2010).
The amount of land area in Mentor is 69.343 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Mentor is 26.8 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 3.384 sq kilometers.
The distance from Mentor to Washington DC is 305 miles.
The distance to the Ohio state capital is 148 miles. (as the crow flies)
Mentor is positioned 41.69 degrees north of the equator and 81.33 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Mentor elevation is 690 feet above sea level.
Mentor per capita income is $ 24,592 (2000).
Mentor median income is $ 57,230 (2000).
The Mentor median home price is $ 147,400 (2000).


near Lake Erie in northeastern Ohio, 30 minutes northeast of Cleveland. Other nearby communities include Mentor on the Lake, Kirtland Hills, Grand River, Willoughby, Waite Hill, Kirtland, Fairport Harbor and Painesville.

Here is a map page for Mentor.
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History & History Related Items

The name of Mentor came from Greek literature. Mentor was the tutor of Telemachus, who was the son of Odysseus. One of the first settlers was Charles Parker, a surveyor with the Connecticut Land Company, who came in 1797. In the east, rumors had it that the streets were almost paved in gold out in the "west." Pioneers came with all their earthly possessions to make a new life. People settled into their new homes and quickly built up their town, including churches, schools and libraries.

Here is a history page for Mentor.
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James A. Garfield National Historic Site
2 miles east on US 20
8095 Mentor Ave.
Mentor, OH 44060-5753
Phone: 440-255-8722
Come to the visitor center which houses permanent exhibits about Garfield's life. Tour the home, grounds, and carriage house - Lawnfield - the restored home of James A. Garfield, the 20th President of the United States.
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Mentor City Government

City of Mentor
8500 Civic Center Boulevard
Mentor, Ohio

Mentor City Hall
8500 Civic Center Blvd
Mentor, OH 44060-2418
Phone: 440-255-1100

Mentor Municipal Cemetery
6881 Hopkins Rd
Mentor, OH 44060-4450
Phone: 440-974-5733

Mentor Chamber

Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce
6972 Spinach Drive
Mentor, OH 44060
Phone: 440-255-1616
Fax: 440-255-1717

Mentor Organizations

Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce
6972 Spinach Drive
Mentor, OH 44060
Phone: 440-255-1616
Fax: 440-255-1717

Mentor Libraries

Mentor Public Library

Mentor Public Library
4669 Corduroy Rd
Mentor, OH 44060-1171
Phone: 440-257-2000

Mentor Public Library
8215 Mentor Ave
Mentor, OH 44060-5730
Phone: 440-255-8811

Mentor Schools

Mentor Public Schools
6451 Center St.
Mentor, Ohio 44060
Phone: 440-255-4444

Here is a schools page with both public and private schools listed. Mentor


The population of Mentor was:
1990 - 47,358
2000 - 50,278
2005 - 51,485

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