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County Information
Founded December 26, 1822
Named by early settler Heman Ely for the French province of Lorraine, its county seat is Elyria
and its largest community is the Lake Erie port city of Lorain

Cities and Villages
Amherst * Avon * Avon Lake * Elyria * Lorain
North Ridgeville *Oberlin * Sheffield Lake * Vermilion
Grafton * Kipton * LaGrange * Rochester * Sheffield South Amherst * Wellington


Census Designated Place: Eaton Estates

Other Communities

Belden * Brentwood Lake * Brighton * Brownhelm Brownhelm Station * Columbia Hills Corners
Henrietta * Huntington * North Eaton * Penfield Pittsfield

An Industrial Empire in Ohio's Vacationland

Townships
Amherst * Brighton * Brownhelm * Camden * Carlisle * Columbia * Eaton * Elyria * Grafton
Henrietta * Huntington * LaGrange * New Russia * Penfield * Pittsfield * Rochester * Sheffield * Wellington




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Website Updates:
July 2016:  obits for MENDENHALL, MILLER, MURRAY, KEEP, HUSZTI, BRAMAN, KOSTYN, CONKLIN, BUDERER, BUTSON, WORDEN, WILCOX, WESTBROOK, TANNER, GARRISON, MARSHALL, MURRAY, MITCHELL. History of Rochester Center Congregational Church.  Family Records for SLAYMAN family
June 2016:  bio for MONTAGUE.  Marriage announcement for CARTER-LONG

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Cuyahoga County (east)
Medina County (southeast)
Ashland County (south)
Huron County (southwest)
Erie County (west)
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