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Learn More About Avon Lake

Nestled along the shores of Lake Erie, Avon Lake is located in Northern Ohio just 15 miles west of Cleveland. Our close proximity to the city gives residents convenient access to museums, professional sporting events, and world-class theater and orchestra productions – and so much more!

In Avon Lake, city life balances well with the amenities we offer close to home, including a vibrant Lorain County Metro Park, 220 additional acres of parklands, 35 miles of bike trails, and a boat launch. Residents can also enjoy a municipal swimming pool, golf course, pickle ball and tennis courts, as well as a variety of youth and adult sports.

Avon Lake by the numbers:

Our high school is ranked 9th best in Cleveland area.*
Our city is roughly 12 (11.64) square miles
According to the 2020 U.S. Census, the population is approximately 25,206
*U.S. News & World Reports 2023 rankings

Avon Lake Services for Seniors

Avon Lake's senior citizens can find a wide array of activities and support. Our Old Firehouse Community Center is dedicated to providing a robust program and activity schedule for residents to enjoy. 

Curb-to-curb transportation service is available to all Avon Lake residents on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The transport van has a wheelchair lift available. There is no fee for this service.