Kirtland is located in northeastern Ohio in Lake County
20 miles east-northeast of Cleveland
just minutes south of Lake Erie
For those seeking a post-high school educational experience, the town is home to Lakeland Community College. Academic departments include Arts & Humanities, Business, Engineering Technologies, Science & Health and Social Science & Public Service.
One of the local legends is "Gravity Hill", a vortex where vehicles roll uphill when placed in neutral. Another local attraction is the Holden Arboretum.