About Avon Lake

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The Historic
Thomas Folger Home

It's a great day to be in Avon Lake!

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Avon Lake is a highly-educated, professional community with a top quality school system. It is one of the more attractive communities in the Cleveland/Lorain/Elyria metropolitan areas.

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The City of Avon Lake is located in Northern Ohio between the cities of Cleveland and Lorain.  As part of Lorain County, Avon Lake's geographical limits lie off the shores of Lake Erie to the north; the land area is roughly 12 (11.64) square miles. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population is approximately 22,581.

Residents enjoy the recreational activities that our City has to offer. The community is comprised of public beaches, 20 miles of bike trails, a boat launch, and many other recreational amenities.

Veterans Memorial Park

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"Save the Woods"
Armour Bike Path
(Photo Courtesy of Jack Koch)

Avon Lake boasts a MetroPark, together with 220 additional acres of parklands and playgrounds. Other activities available for the enjoyment of our residents include our municipal swimming pool, golf courses, swim club, tennis courts, outdoor ice rink, youth sports, and adult sports.

Located only 15 miles west of Cleveland, Avon Lake residents have convenient access to museums, the Indians', Browns' and Cavaliers' stadiums, Playhouse Square, the world-famous Cleveland Orchestra, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Rock And Roll Hall of Fame
Cleveland, Ohio

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Old Firehouse Community Center

Avon Lake's senior citizens and teens can find a wide array of activities and support. Our Old Firehouse Community Center is dedicated to providing seniors and teens with a wide variety of programs and activities that they and their families can enjoy.

Transportation curb-to-curb service is available to all Avon Lake residents on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The transport van has a wheelchair lift available. There is no fee for this service.

Community Connector

Avon Lake is a warm, friendly and welcoming community.  Please come and visit our gem on the lake and see for yourself why we are proud to live, work, play and raise our families in Avon Lake.

It's always a great day to be in Avon Lake!

City of Avon Lake
150 Avon Belden Road
Avon Lake, Ohio 44012

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