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Welcome to Westlake ...

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

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

The pronunciation of Westlake: WEST-layk<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Westlake has a population of 32,043 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Westlake is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Websites for Westlake ...

Official Website: www.cityofwestlake.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Westlake had an population of 32,043 people. This is a decrease of 2.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.02% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Westlake had a population of 32,729 people. This makes Westlake the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Westlake represents 0.28% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 40th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 32,729 people, the population of Westlake increased 3.18% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 31,719 people).

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

Communities Also Named Westlake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Westlake - they are located in California, Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois (2), Louisiana (2), Maryland, Montana, Oregon, Texas (2) and Washington.

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

Communities near Westlake ...

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

  • Cleveland [Cuyahoga County]
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    • Cleveland [Cuyahoga County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Westlake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 378,589 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<7>
  • Parma [Cuyahoga County]
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    • Parma [Cuyahoga County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Westlake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,558 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parma<7>
  • Lorain [Lorain County]
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    • Lorain [Lorain County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Westlake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 63,872 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lorain<7>
  • Elyria [Lorain County]
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    • Elyria [Lorain County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Westlake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,873 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elyria<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lakewood [Cuyahoga County]
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      • Lakewood [Cuyahoga County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Westlake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,350 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakewood<7>
    • Strongsville [Cuyahoga County]
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      • Strongsville [Cuyahoga County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Westlake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,481 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Strongsville<7>
    • Cleveland Heights [Cuyahoga County]
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      • Cleveland Heights [Cuyahoga County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Westlake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,569 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland Heights<7>
    • Brunswick [Medina County]
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      • Brunswick [Medina County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Westlake
      • 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<7>
    • North Royalton [Cuyahoga County]
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      • North Royalton [Cuyahoga County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Westlake
      • 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<7>
    • Garfield Heights [Cuyahoga County]
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      • Garfield Heights [Cuyahoga County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Westlake
      • 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 Westlake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Westlake.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Westlake ...

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

Adding Westlake to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Westlake 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 Westlake was on a map titled Road Map for Ohio (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

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About Cuyahoga County

About Ohio

The official website for Westlake: www.cityofwestlake.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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Westlake. 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 Westlake.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Westlake - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Westlake) 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 Westlake. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WestlakeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westlake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4539, Longitude: -81.9188       In this case, the coordinates for Westlake 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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