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Olmsted Township, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
John and Maria Adams House on Columbia Road
Location of Ohio in the United States
|• Total||10.0 sq mi (25.9 km2)|
|• Land||10.0 sq mi (25.9 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||781 ft (238 m)|
|• Density||1,351/sq mi (521.7/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||440, 216|
|GNIS feature ID||1085988|
Olmsted Township is a township located in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States. Situated in the southwest end of the county, Olmsted Township is a west side suburb of Cleveland, and a part of the even larger Greater Cleveland area. As of the 2010 Census, Olmsted had a population of 13,513. It is one of only two civil townships remaining in Cuyahoga County (the other being Chagrin Falls Township), and the only Olmsted Township statewide.
Located in the western part of the county, it borders the following cities and townships:
- North Olmsted - Cuyahoga County - north
- Olmsted Falls - Cuyahoga County - southeast, west of Berea
- Berea - Cuyahoga County - southeast, east of Olmsted Falls
- Brook Park - Cuyahoga County - northeast
- Columbia Township - Lorain County - south
- Eaton Township - Lorain County - southwest corner
- North Ridgeville - Lorain County - west
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 10.0 sq mi. All of the area consists of land, and none of it is covered with water.
Olmsted Township, is a part of the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor Metropolitan Statistical Area which in 2010 had a population of 2,077,240. Olmsted Twp. is also part of the larger Cleveland-Akron-Elyria Combined Statistical Area, which in 2010 had a population of 2,780,440.
After the discovery of the New World, the land that became Olmsted Township was originally part of the French colony of Canada (New France), which was ceded in 1763 to Great Britain and renamed Province of Quebec. In the late 18th century the land became part of the Connecticut Western Reserve in the Northwest Territory, then was purchased by the Connecticut Land Company in 1795.
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