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Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lorain County, Ohio.

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Lorain County was established in 1822. The original proposed name for the county was "Colerain". The final name "Lorain" seems to have no true intended connection to the Alsace-Lorraine area of France, as theorized by later historians.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Towns

  • Amherst
  • Avon
  • Avon Lake
  • Elyria (County Seat)
  • Grafton
  • Kipton
  • LaGrange
  • Lorain
  • North Ridgeville
  • Oberlin
  • Rochester
  • Sheffield
  • Sheffield Lake
  • Vermilion
  • Wellington

Other Townships & Communities: Amherst, Belden, Brentwood Lake, Brighton, Brownhelm, Brownhelm Station, Camden, Carlisle, Columbia, Columbia Hills Corners, Columbia Station, Eaton, Henrietta, Huntington, New Russia, North Eaton, Penfield, Pittsfield and Whiskyville



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

USS Lorain County LST-1177