Medina is located in northeastern Ohio in Medina County
(of which it is the county seat) 20 miles south-southwest of Cleveland
on the banks of the Rocky River
. The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 22,928, an increase of 3,697 since 1990.
Nearby outdoor recreation can be found at Cleveland Lakefront State Park on Lake Erie. In addition, Bunker Hill Golf Course, Pleasant Valley Country Club and Ridge Top Golf Course are public 18-hole courses. Medina Country Club is a 27-hole mix or match layout and is open to members of other clubs as is Country Club at Fox Meadow which offers the Weymouth course and the Meadow course, both 18-hole facilities.