Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
The Commemorative Quarter for Ohio

Time Zone: Cuyahoga County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Cleveland is the Seat for Cuyahoga County.

Cuyahoga County was founded June 7, 1807 and was created by taking area from GeaugaCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Cuyahoga had a population of 1,275,709 people. This is a decrease of 8.48% since the last Census (which gave a population of 1,393,978 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Cuyahoga represented 12.28% of the total population of Ohio, making it the state's most populous county (out of 88 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20101,280,122-8.17%+0.35% since 2009
20091,275,709-8.48%-0.56% since 2008
20081,282,880-7.97%-0.83% since 2007
20001,393,978The Last Census

More information can be found on the Cuyahoga County Census Page for Cuyahoga County.


Below are some of the communities located in Cuyahoga County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Cuyahoga County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Cleveland   431,369478,4039.83% decrease  
Parma   77,27285,6559.79% decrease  
Lakewood   50,23556,64611.32% decrease  
Euclid   46,99852,71710.85% decrease  
Cleveland Heights   45,40449,9589.12% decrease  

Websites for Cuyahoga County

Official Website:   www.cuyahoga.oh.us/

If you know of a history or genealogy society whose interest includes Cuyahoga County, would you please send us the URL for their website? We would like to add their link to our Gazetteer. To contact us, please visit our Feedback Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

About Ohio

Communities in Ohio

Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

- Return to Citation

<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

- Return to Citation