Geauga County, Ohio is located about thirty miles east of Cleveland and is home to many amazing landscapes, great people, and unique culture that you can’t experience anywhere else.It’s home to one of the largest Amish populations in the United States and contends for the best maple syrup in the world. Be sure to check out Bainbridge Township, Burton, Chagrin Falls, Chardon, and Middlefield when you visit Geauga County, Ohio!
Geauga County’s population as of 2012 census was nearly 95,000 people and is part of the Cleveland-Elyria statistical area. Forbes named Geauga County the fourth best place in America to raise a family in 2008! Quite an honor from such an esteemed magazine.
Geauga County is bordered by Cuyahoga county to the west, Portage county to the south, Lake county to the north, and both Ashtabula and Trumbull counties to the east. The Cuyahoga River, Chagrin River, and Grand Rivers all flow through Geauga County and are all a part of the Ohio Scenic Rivers from the Ohio Department of Natural Resouces. Be sure to visit some of our nature preserves like Bass Lake Preserve in Chardon or Beartown Lakes Reservation in Chagrin Falls.
Major highways through Geauga County inclide Routes 422, 322, and Route 6 heading east and west and primarily routes 306, 44, 608, and 528 heading north and south. Interstates 271 and 90 run along the western and northern border of the county respectively.
If any property or tax information is needed, the Geauga County Auditor would be the place to find that information. Geauga County has many library branches throughout the county that can be found on their website. The Ohio State University has a Geauga County extension located in Burton. Be sure to check out the Job and Family Services website for any of your family needs.