Solon is located in northeastern Ohio in Cuyahoga County
about 15 miles southeast of Cleveland
. The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 20,017, an increase of 1,469 since 1990.
Being on the outskirts of a big city has its advantages--like being just minutes away from a rustic drive in the country. Nearby natural resources include the Chagrin River about 2 miles north of town as well as LaDue Reservoir and the Cuyahoga River about 10 miles to the east.
Venerable Grantwood Golf Course, built in 1909, is a public 18-hole course that beckons golfers of all skill levels. The par 71 layout is about 6,300 yards long.