Lorain County

Lorain County, Ohio

225 Court St
Elyria, OH 44035
Phone: (440) 329-5536
Fax: (440) 329-5404

On the northern coast of OH, bordered on the north by Lake Erie; organized Dec 26, 1822 from Huron, Cuyahoga, and Medina counties. Name Origin: For the province of Lorraine, France, former home of early settlers

Area (sq mi):: 923.02 (land 492.50; water 430.52) Population per square mile: 601.60
Population 2005: 296,307 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 4.10%; 1990-2000 5.00% Population 2000: 284,664 (White 82.40%; Black or African American 8.50%; Hispanic or Latino 6.90%; Asian 0.60%; Other 5.40%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 36.50
Income 2000: per capita $21,054; median household $45,042; Population below poverty level: 9.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,808-$27,995
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 22.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Lorain (67,915)
  • Elyria County seat (56,175)
  • North Ridgeville (25,204)
  • Avon Lake (20,233)
  • Avon (14,880)
  • Amherst (11,805)

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    Sheffield Village, OH, August 29, 2019 --(PR.com)-- After 33 years of providing medical and surgical foot care to the residents of Lorain county, podiatrist Roger Friedman, DPM has announced his retirement.
    MEDINA, Ohio -- Discount Drug Mart and the Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services Board of Lorain County (ADAS) late last year launched a joint effort to raise consumer awareness about the importance of safe medication disposal and help take unused opioid medications out of circulation.
    A 60-year-old woman found dead in an abandoned house in Lorain, Ohio, was believed to have died of hypothermia, Lorain County Coroner Stephen Evans said.
    In conjunction with this acquisition, AIM has sold four weekly newspapers serving Lorain County (Ohio) to Schloss Media, Inc.: the Oberlin News-Tribune, Wellington Enterprise, Amherst News Times and Lorain County Community Guide.
    Perciak led The Strongsville Savings Bank from a two-office savings institution to a retail savings bank that had 16 banking offices in high growth suburban locations throughout Cuyahoga County, Lorain County and Medina County, Ohio.
    Lubrizol has enjoyed excellent community relations with the City of Avon Lake, Lorain County, and the State of Ohio for many years.
    A Lorain County, Ohio, homeowner, Musto, challenged a decision of the Board of Tax Appeals (BTA) to affirm use of the county auditor's 2012 valuation of her property.
    The Fidato Group has plans to conduct Retirement Planning Today, led by founder and CEO, Tony D'Amico at Lorain County Community College, Midpoint Campus Center in Brunswick, the company said.
    Officials with the Lorain County Solid Waste Management District are hoping that their new secure tire disposal facility behind the Lorain city service garage on East 35th Street will stop the problem of people dumping tires there.
    Campana will bring his extensive business experience and intimate knowledge of Lorain County and the west Cleveland suburbs to the Northwest Board.