Beachwood

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Introduction to Beachwood, Ohio

Beachwood, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 8 miles S of Euclid, Ohio (center to center) and 10 miles E of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is conveniently located inside the Cleveland РLorain РElyria metropolitan area. There are an estimated 12,186 people in Beachwood.

History

Beachwood was originally part of the Warrensville Township. It was separated from the township in 1915. Beachwood was incorporated on June 26, 1915, as a village. The construction of the Beechwood School was completed in 1927. Beachwood became a city in 1960 with a population of 6,089. The city derived its name from the Beech trees that once covered most of the city.

Things To Do

The Beachwood City Park offers several recreational activities including scenic trails for skating, hiking, bicycling, and walking. In addition, it includes a sledding hill and an open-air shelter. You can also visit the Elizabeth B. Blossom Subdivision Historic District. Shopping can be enjoyed at the Beechwood Place Shopping Center and Pavilion Shopping Center.

Higher Education

John Carroll University, Cleveland State University, and Case Western Reserve University are nearby.

Nearby Attractions

  • Beachwood City Park
  • Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage
  • South Chagrin Reservation
  • Cleveland Botanical Garden
  • Shaker Museum