Geauga County Chardon

A Glimpse Into Chardon, OH And The Culture Of The City

Chardon, Ohio logo with a yellow leaf

With just a little over 5,000 people, Chardon OH might not be a big city, but it has plenty to offer. Are you looking at purchasing property there? Perhaps you have another interest in the city, and it has plenty to offer in the form of things to do, places to eat, properties to buy and businesses of all types. Whether you’re seeking employment or coming to shop to your heart’s content, Chardon, Ohio and its local city officials surely welcome you to their small town America.

The Three Belts

You’ve heard of the Bible Belt states and the Rust Belt states, right? Well, the first thing you’re going to want to know about Chardon, OH is it is part of what is known as the Snow Belt. Chardon gets over 100 inches of snowfall per year due to all the lake effect snow from Lake Erie. They get “snow” much that the Chardon’s government website has a specific page dedicated to snow tracking.

Chardon, Ohio square lit up with white Christmas lights during winter

Maple Festival

Chardon is home to the Geauga County Maple Festival every year in April. The festival has been running since 1926 and is located in the town square of Chardon. Check out the video below for a trip back in time to the first maple festival.

Places to eat in Chardon

Square Bistro, Bass Lake Tavern and Noce Gourmet Pizzeria are three of the top restaurants in the city. All three are unique and interesting places to grab a bite to eat. If you are looking for something fresher to eat, look no further than Sage’s Apples. Sage’s is owned by Bob Sage and his sons whom have all attended Ohio State University for Agriculture. Their farm produces some of the best corn and delicious apples the size of grapefruits and blackberries the size of golf balls! Sage’s is a must-visit when you’re in Chardon.

Sage's Apple Farm in Chardon, Ohio

Chardon Golf

Speaking of golf, if you like quite but on the golf course instead of the farm, there are many located within just a few minutes of downtown Chardon. Sand Ridge Golf Club, Chardon Lakes Golf Course, Legend Lake Golf Club, and St. Denis Golf Course are each home to 18 challenging holes in Geauga County. Try one or make a weekend out of playing them all.

View of Sand Ridge Golf Course shot from a drone just aboe the trees