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Welcome to Mentor ...

The city of Mentor is located in Lake County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Mentor: MEHN-tur<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mentor has a population of 47,191 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Mentor is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The area code for Mentor: (440)

Websites for Mentor ...

Official Website:   www.cityofmentor.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.mentorchamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mentor had an population of 47,191 people (or a decrease of 6.14% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mentor had a population of 47,159 people (or 20.5% of the total population of Lake County). This makes Mentor the county's most populous community.

The population of Mentor represents 0.41% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 21st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 47,159 people, the population of Mentor decreased 6.2% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 50,278 people).

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

Communities Also Named Mentor ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Mentor - they are located in Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Mentor ...

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

  • Euclid [Cuyahoga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Euclid
    • Euclid [Cuyahoga County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Mentor
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 46,205 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Euclid have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Euclid
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Euclid<7>
  • Cleveland Heights [Cuyahoga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cleveland Heights
    • Cleveland Heights [Cuyahoga County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Mentor
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,569 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland Heights
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland Heights<7>
  • Shaker Heights [Cuyahoga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shaker Heights
    • Shaker Heights [Cuyahoga County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Mentor
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,754 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shaker Heights
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shaker Heights<7>
  • South Euclid [Cuyahoga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Euclid
    • South Euclid [Cuyahoga County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Mentor
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,146 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Euclid have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Euclid
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Euclid<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mayfield Heights [Cuyahoga County]
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      • Mayfield Heights [Cuyahoga County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Mentor
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,376 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayfield Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayfield Heights
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayfield Heights<7>
    • East Cleveland [Cuyahoga County]
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      • East Cleveland [Cuyahoga County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Mentor
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,797 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Cleveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Cleveland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Cleveland<7>
    • Willowick [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willowick
      • Willowick [Lake County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Mentor
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,067 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willowick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willowick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willowick<7>
    • Lyndhurst [Cuyahoga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyndhurst
      • Lyndhurst [Cuyahoga County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Mentor
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,242 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyndhurst have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyndhurst
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyndhurst<7>
    • Warrensville Heights [Cuyahoga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warrensville Heights
      • Warrensville Heights [Cuyahoga County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Mentor
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,021 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warrensville Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warrensville Heights
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warrensville Heights<7>
    • Wickliffe [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wickliffe
      • Wickliffe [Lake County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Mentor
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,728 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wickliffe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wickliffe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wickliffe<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mentor. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mentor.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mentor ...

Looking for more information about Mentor? 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 Mentor, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mentor.

Adding Mentor to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mentor 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 Mentor was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

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About Lake County

About Ohio

The official website for Mentor: www.cityofmentor.com/

The official website for Lake County: www.lakecountyohio.org/

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 Lake, 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 Mentor. 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 Mentor.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mentor - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mentor) 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 Mentor. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MentorOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mentor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6889, Longitude: -81.3440       In this case, the coordinates for Mentor have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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