Cleveland, Ohio
ZipTipz Cleveland Travel Guide

Welcome to Cleveland, the Rock and Roll Capitol of the World and one of the U.S.'s last melting pot cities. With a lakefront banked by shiny new museums and stadiums, the city has emerged from its own shadow to be the jewel of America's "North Coast."

District Guide

Among the album titles by Cleveland's favorite son, rocker Michael Stanley, were Heartland and North Coast. The two musical compilations sum up Cleveland's locale: North Coast of America's heartland. Sitting on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland is about as Midwest as Midwest get...

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Historical Background

Few if any cities have endured reinvention as many times as Cleveland, Ohio. Founded by Moses Cleaveland (the "a" was dropped from the city's spelling in 1831) and incorporated as a city in 1837, the city evolved from a frontier town in the 18th-century to a booming center of industry in the...

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Where To Stay

It was not long ago that Cleveland had the unfortunate nickname, "Mistake by the Lake." Well, make no mistake, the city has revamped itself over the past decade or so. Folks are now trying to make sure they make their stay by the lake, as downtown Cleveland has become a prime area for...

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Dining and Drinking

Though it will always be better know for its rock than its rolls (or steaks or cakes), Cleveland nonetheless has some serious chops (and steaks and cakes) when it comes places to eat. And despite its location on the shores of a Great Lake, Cleveland boasts some outstanding seafoo...

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In a city nicknamed the "Rock and Roll Capitol of the World," it does not take a wild imagination to figure out what people do for entertainment. But despite the moniker, which conjures images of guitars, smoke and fire, rock concerts and exhibitions only account for a small sampling of the...

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Recommended Tours

When looking for interesting ways to spend time in the Cleveland area, the list of possibilities is not short, but it is definitely sweet. No fewer than two candy companies, a winery, brewery, bakery and a cheese house are among an impressive list of attraction...

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ZipTipz facts about Cleveland, Ohio
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Cleveland is located in CUYAHOGA county, in the state of Ohio. It includes the following ZIP codes within its boundaries: 44195, 44101, 44181, 44185, 44102, 44103, 44104, 44105, 44106, 44108, 44109, 44110, 44111, 44112, 44113, 44114, 44178, 44115, 44118, 44188, 44189, 44119, 44120, 44121, 44190, 44124, 44191, 44192, 44125, 44126, 44127, 44193, 44194, 44128, 44129, 44130, 44134, 44135, 44143, 44144, 44197, 44198, and 44199.

According to the United States Census 2000 data, Cleveland has a population of 878,610. There are 393,202 households in the city with an average of 2.23 persons per household.

Some additional information about Cleveland, based on United States Census 2000 data:

  • Time zone: GMT-5 (observes Daylight Savings Time)
  • Latitude/Longitude: 41.50367 / -81.62094
  • Elevation: 582 feet
  • County area: 458 square miles
  • Average house value: $89,989
  • Income per household: $33,703

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Cleveland is the county seat of Cuyahoga County, the most populous county in the U.S. state of Ohio. The municipality is located in northeastern Ohio on the southern shore of Lake Erie, approximately 60 miles (100 km) west of the Pennsylvania border. It was founded in 1796 near the mouth of the Cuyahoga River, and became a manufacturing center owing to its location at the head of numerous canals and railroad lines. With the decline of heavy manufacturing, Cleveland's businesses have diversified into the service economy, including the financial services, insurance, and healthcare sectors.

As of the 2000 Census, the city proper had a total population of 478,403, making it the 33rd largest city in the nation and the second largest city in Ohio. Recent estimates from the United States Census Bureau show it to currently be the 36th largest in the nation. It is the center of Greater Cleveland, the largest metropolitan area in Ohio, which spans several counties and is defined in several different ways by the Census Bureau. The Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor Metropolitan Statistical Area has 2,250,871 people and is the 23rd largest in the country. Cleveland is also part of the larger Cleveland-Akron-Elyria Combined Statistical Area, which is the 14th largest in the country with a population of 2,945,831 according to the 2000 Census.

City residents and tourists benefit from investments made by wealthy residents in the city's heyday, in arts and cultural institutions, and philanthropy also helped to establish a robust public library system in the city. More recent investments have provided the city with tourist attractions in the downtown area, such as Jacobs Field, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and Playhouse Square Center. In studies conducted by The Economist in 2005, Cleveland and Pittsburgh were ranked as the most livable cities in the United States, and the city was ranked as the best city for business meetings in the continental U.S. Nevertheless, the city faces continuing challenges, in particular from concentrated poverty in some neighborhoods and difficulties in the funding and delivering of high-quality public education.

Residents of Cleveland are usually referred to as Clevelanders. Nicknames used for the city include The Forest City, Metropolis of the Western Reserve, The New American City, America's North Coast, Sixth City, and C-Town. Its 20 sister cities include Volgograd, Russia; Bratislava, Slovakia; Ljubljana, Slovenia; Miskolc, Hungary; Bangalore, India; Alexandria, Egypt; and most recently Fier, Albania.

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