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Cuyahoga County, Ohio

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Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

Cuyahoga County was originally part of the French colony of Canada (New France), which was ceded in 1763 to Great Britain and renamed Province of Quebec. In the late 18th century the land became part of the Connecticut Western Reserve in the Northwest Territory, then was purchased by the Connecticut Land Company in 1795.

Cuyahoga County, named after the Cuyahoga River, was created on June 7, 1807 and organized on May 1, 1810. It was reduced by the creation of Huron, Lake, and Lorain Counties.

Former U.S. President James A. Garfield was born in what was Cuyahoga County's Orange Township.

Adjacent Counties


  • Bay Village
  • Beachwood
  • Bedford
  • Bedford Heights
  • Berea
  • Brecksville
  • Broadview Heights
  • Brook Park
  • Brooklyn
  • Cleveland (County Seat)
  • Cleveland Heights
  • East Cleveland
  • Euclid
  • Fairview Park
  • Garfield Heights
  • Highland Heights
  • Independence
  • Lakewood
  • Lyndhurst
  • Maple Heights
  • Mayfield Heights
  • Middleburg Heights
  • North Olmstead
  • North Royalton
  • Olmstead Falls
  • Parma
  • Parma Heights
  • Pepper Pike
  • Richmond Heights
  • Rocky River
  • Seven Hills
  • Shaker Heights
  • Solon
  • South Euclid
  • Strongsville
  • University Heights
  • Warrensville Heights
  • Westlake

Other Villages & Townships: Bentleyville, Bratenahl, Brooklyn Heights, Chagrin Falls, Cuyahoga Heights, Dover, Gates Mills, Glenwillow, Highland Hills, Hunting Valley, Linndale, Mayfield, Moreland Hills, Newburgh Heights, North Randall, Oakwood, Orange, Riveredge, Rockport, Royalton, Valley View, Walton Hills, West Park and Woodmere



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