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Welcome to Solon ...

The city of Solon is located in Cuyahoga County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Solon has a population of 22,792 people<3> (see below for details).

Solon was established in 1820.

The community of Solon is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Solon ...

Official Website: www.solonohio.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Solon had an population of 22,792 people. This is a decrease of 2.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.54% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Solon had a population of 23,348 people. This makes Solon the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Solon represents 0.2% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 65th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 23,348 people, the population of Solon increased 7.09% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 21,802 people).

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

Communities Also Named Solon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Solon - they are located in California, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Michigan, New York, Tennessee and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Solon ...

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

  • Cleveland [Cuyahoga County]
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    • Cleveland [Cuyahoga County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Solon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 378,589 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<6>
  • Parma [Cuyahoga County]
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    • Parma [Cuyahoga County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Solon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,558 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parma<6>
  • Lakewood [Cuyahoga County]
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    • Lakewood [Cuyahoga County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Solon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,350 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakewood<6>
  • Cuyahoga Falls [Summit County]
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    • Cuyahoga Falls [Summit County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Solon
    • 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cuyahoga Falls<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Euclid [Cuyahoga County]
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      • Euclid [Cuyahoga County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Solon
      • 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<6>
    • Cleveland Heights [Cuyahoga County]
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      • Cleveland Heights [Cuyahoga County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Solon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,569 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland Heights<6>
    • Stow [Summit County]
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      • Stow [Summit County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Solon
      • 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>
    • North Royalton [Cuyahoga County]
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      • North Royalton [Cuyahoga County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Solon
      • 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<6>
    • Kent [Portage County]
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      • Kent [Portage County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Solon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,319 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kent
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kent<6>
    • Garfield Heights [Cuyahoga County]
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      • Garfield Heights [Cuyahoga County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Solon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,272 people
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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 Solon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Solon.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Solon ...

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

Adding Solon to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Ohio

About Cuyahoga County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Solon: www.solonohio.org/

The official website for Cuyahoga County: www.cuyahoga.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 Cuyahoga, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Solon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Solon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Solon) 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 Solon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SolonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Solon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3862, Longitude: -81.4448       In this case, the coordinates for Solon 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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