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Lake county is located in northeastern Ohio on the shores of Lake Erie with Painesville serving as the county seat. The county population on July 1, 1999, was 227,145, an increase of 11,645 over the 1990 census.

The topography of the county indicates that the lake has receeded from its original shoreline by about 5 miles making for fertile ground and was the basis of the booming agriculture and fruit-growing industries. Other natural resources in the county include commercially viable quantities of clay, sandstone, limestone and bog iron ore.

Noted county residents included future U.S. President James A. Garfield who lived in Mentor just northwest of Painesville.

Location: Painesville Ohio

Other Ohio Counties nearby:
(Cleveland) Cuyahoga County
(Chardon) Geauga County
(Painesville) Lake County
(Elyria) Lorain County
(Warren) Trumbull County

03/25 Coming to The Painesville area
The Big Tap-In Real Craft Beer Festival Boardman OH April20 The biggest craft beer fest between Pittsburgh and Cleveland.
Italian American Summer Festival Berea OH June28-30 Bocce tournament, dancing with live entertainment at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds.
Scandinavian Folk Festival Gerry NY July19-21 Swedish Food Every Day, Expanded Lecture Program, Feature Length Swedish Movies (with English subtitles), A Celebration of Hans Christian Anderson.
Greater Youngstown Italian Fest Youngstown OH August2-4 The fest is a family-oriented event that offers a taste of the Italian heritage through performances by international recording artists, delicious food offered by the area’s finest vendors and restaurants, Italian games and more.
Tuscarawas County Italian-American Festival Dover OH August9-11 Our 24th Annual Festival Plate is honoring the 1962 Class A State Football Champions from Dennison Saint Mary's High School.
Italian-American Heritage Festival Warren OH August9-12 Bocce and morra tournaments, pasta sauce contest, homemade wine tasting.