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Welcome to Painesville ...

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

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

The pronunciation of Painesville: PAYNZ-vil<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Painesville has a population of 19,849 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Painesville is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The telephone area code for Painesville: (440)

Websites for Painesville ...

Official Website:   www.painesville.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.painesvilleohchamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Painesville had an population of 19,849 people. This is an increase of 1.46% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.4% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Painesville had a population of 19,563 people (or 8.5% of the total population of Lake County). This makes Painesville the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Painesville represents 0.17% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 87th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 19,563 people, the population of Painesville increased 11.77% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 17,503 people).

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

Communities near Painesville ...

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

  • Euclid [Cuyahoga County]
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    • Euclid [Cuyahoga County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Painesville
    • 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>
  • Willoughby [Lake County]
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    • Willoughby [Lake County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Painesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,967 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willoughby<7>
  • South Euclid [Cuyahoga County]
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    • South Euclid [Cuyahoga County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Painesville
    • 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>
  • Mayfield Heights [Cuyahoga County]
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    • Mayfield Heights [Cuyahoga County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Painesville
    • 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayfield Heights<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Eastlake [Lake County]
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      • Eastlake [Lake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Painesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,940 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eastlake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eastlake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eastlake<7>
    • Willowick [Lake County]
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      • Willowick [Lake County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Painesville
      • 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]
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      • Lyndhurst [Cuyahoga County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Painesville
      • 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>
    • Wickliffe [Lake County]
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      • Wickliffe [Lake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Painesville
      • 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>
    • Richmond Heights [Cuyahoga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond Heights
      • Richmond Heights [Cuyahoga County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Painesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,292 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richmond Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond Heights
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond Heights<7>
    • Willoughby Hills [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willoughby Hills
      • Willoughby Hills [Lake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Painesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,540 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willoughby Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willoughby Hills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willoughby Hills<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 Painesville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Painesville.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Painesville. Our list includes 48 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Painesville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Painesville ...

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

Adding Painesville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Find a Community located in Ohio

About Lake County

About Ohio

The official website for Painesville: www.painesville.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 Painesville. 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 Painesville.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Painesville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Painesville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Painesville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PainesvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Painesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7220, Longitude: -81.2473       In this case, the coordinates for Painesville 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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