Location in Ohio
|State :||United States|
|County :||Cuyahoga County|
|Time zone :||Eastern ( UTC − 5 / −4 )|
|Residents :||34,113 (as of: 2000)|
|Population density :||1,133.3 inhabitants per km 2|
|Area :||30.1 km 2 (approx. 12 mi 2 ) of
which 30.1 km 2 (approx. 12 mi 2 ) is land
|Height :||232 m|
|Postal code :||44070|
|Area code :||+1 440|
|GNIS ID :||1056457|
|Mayor :||Thomas O'Grady|
North Olmsted is a city in Cuyahoga County , Ohio , United States . At the 2000 census, the city population was 34,113. The city has a size of 30.1 km². The city is located approximately 17 miles from Cleveland .
The entire area of North Olmstead was originally part of the Connecticut Western Reserve .
In 1806, a substantial stretch of land that included what is now North Olmsted and other areas was sold for $ 30,000 to Aaron Olmstead, a wealthy associate of the Connecticut Land Company. In 1829 the heir offered to build a library to name the place after his father.
The first factory on site was a sawmill on the Rocky River Falls in the late 1820s , which for a long time would remain the only sign of industrialization . In 1908 the municipality North Olmsted was founded from parts of the localities of Olmsted and Dover. At this time, the original family name Olmstead was changed to Olmsted .
At the turn of the century, North Olmsted was connected to Cleveland with the Cleveland, Southwestern and Columbus Railway (CS&C). After the company went bankrupt in 1929, the operation between Cleveland and North Olmsted was taken over by the municipality and switched to bus service . This created the North Olmsted Municipal Bus Line , the first municipal transport company in Ohio.
Charles Alden Seltzer, one of the mayors, was a well-known writer of western stories that have been translated into various languages.
Timothy Franklin Gates, the founder of Zurn Corporation, grew up in North Olmsted.
Was born Greg Lynn , an architect, philosopher and science fiction writer.
In 2000, 34,113 inhabitants lived in 13,517 households and 9,367 in North Olmsted, which corresponds to a population density of 1,132 inhabitants per square kilometer.
Of the 13,517 households, 30% had children under the age of 18, and almost 60% were married couples. The average household size was 2.5 and the average family size was 3.07.
The median household income was $ 52,542. The per capita income was $ 24,329.
The largest local industrial employer is Moen Incorporated , a manufacturer of installation supplies.
- North Olmsted (Images of America: Ohio) , by Dale Thomas, 128 pages, Arcadia Publishing, ISBN 978-0738561516