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Welcome to Medina ...

The city of Medina is located in Medina County<1> and is the County Seat for Medina County.

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

The pronunciation of Medina: meh-DEYE-nuh<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Medina has a population of 25,987 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Medina.

Medina is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Telephone area codes for Medina: (330) and (234)<6>

Websites for Medina ...

Official Website:   www.medinaoh.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.medinaohchamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Medina had an population of 25,987 people. This is a decrease of 2.59% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.37% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Medina had a population of 26,678 people (or 15.48% of the total population of Medina County). This makes Medina the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Medina represents 0.23% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 53rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 26,678 people, the population of Medina increased 6.12% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 25,139 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Medina.

Communities Also Named Medina ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Medina - they are located in Arkansas, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota (2), New York, North Dakota, Ontario, Tennessee, Texas (3), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Medina ...

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

  • Akron [Summit County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Akron
    • Akron [Summit County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the east of Medina
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 195,994 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Akron
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Akron<8>
  • Parma [Cuyahoga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parma
    • Parma [Cuyahoga County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the north of Medina
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,558 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parma<8>
  • Cuyahoga Falls [Summit County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuyahoga Falls
    • Cuyahoga Falls [Summit County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the east of Medina
    • 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<8>
  • Strongsville [Cuyahoga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Strongsville
    • Strongsville [Cuyahoga County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the north of Medina
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,481 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strongsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Strongsville<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • North Ridgeville [Lorain County]
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      • North Ridgeville [Lorain County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northwest of Medina
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Ridgeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Ridgeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Ridgeville<8>
    • Brunswick [Medina County]
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      • Brunswick [Medina County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the north of Medina
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,052 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brunswick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunswick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunswick<8>
    • North Olmsted [Cuyahoga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Olmsted
      • North Olmsted [Cuyahoga County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the north of Medina
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,173 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Olmsted have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Olmsted
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Olmsted<8>
    • North Royalton [Cuyahoga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Royalton
      • North Royalton [Cuyahoga County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northeast of Medina
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,952 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Royalton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Royalton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Royalton<8>
    • Barberton [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barberton
      • Barberton [Summit County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the southeast of Medina
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,815 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barberton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barberton<8>
    • Wadsworth [Medina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wadsworth
      • Wadsworth [Medina County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the southeast of Medina
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,374 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wadsworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wadsworth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wadsworth<8>

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 Medina. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Medina.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Medina. 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 Medina.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Medina. Our list includes 27 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Medina.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Medina ...

Looking for more information about Medina? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Medina, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Medina.

Adding Medina to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Medina was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Medina on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Medina on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Ohio

About Medina County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Medina: www.medinaoh.org/

The official website for Medina County: www.co.medina.oh.us/

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 Medina, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Medina. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Medina.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Medina - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (234) is an overlay for area code (330).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Medina) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Medina. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MedinaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Medina. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1356, Longitude: -81.8604       In this case, the coordinates for Medina have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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