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Welcome to Freedom ...

Freedom is located in Portage County<1>.

The location of Freedom has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Freedom is 1,170 feet [357 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Freedom: (330) and (234)<4>

Communities Also Named Freedom ...

While we believe that this Freedom is located in Portage County, we know of another 3 Ohio communities named Freedom. Those communities are located in the following counties: Hancock, Noble and Williams County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 34 communities that are also named Freedom - they are located in Alberta, California, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Texas (2), Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Freedom.

Communities near Freedom ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Freedom.

  • Cuyahoga Falls
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuyahoga Falls
    • Cuyahoga Falls lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Freedom.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,005 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuyahoga Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuyahoga Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cuyahoga Falls<6>
  • Warren
  • Stow
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stow
    • Stow lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Freedom.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,714 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stow
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stow<6>
  • Kent
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kent
    • Kent lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Freedom.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,319 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kent
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kent<6>
  • Solon
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Solon
    • Solon lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Freedom.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,660 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Solon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Solon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Solon<6>
  • Hudson
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hudson
    • Hudson lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Freedom.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,179 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hudson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson<6>
  • Twinsburg
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twinsburg
    • Twinsburg lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Freedom.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,913 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twinsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twinsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Twinsburg<6>
  • Tallmadge
  • Streetsboro
  • Aurora

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Freedom. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Freedom.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Freedom. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Freedom.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Freedom. See our Newspapers Page for Freedom.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Freedom ...

Looking for more information about Freedom? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Freedom, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Freedom.

Adding Freedom to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Freedom in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Freedom was the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Freedom the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Freedom.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Freedom. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Portage, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Freedom - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (234) is an overlay for area code (330).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Freedom) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Freedom. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2362, Longitude: -81.1490       In this case, the coordinates for Freedom have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

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