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Area Overview

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Live, Work & Play in Rocky River A city of about 20,000 residents and

over 1,200 businesses, Rocky River offers a diverse array of amenities, from Lake Erie, the Cleveland Metroparks and eight city parks, the Rocky River Public Library and one of the few yacht clubs in Northeast Ohio. Conveniently located, Rocky River is just nine miles west of Downtown Cleveland and 15 minutes from Hopkins International Airport. Residents and visitors can boat, fish and swim on Lake Erie while also enjoying the city parks, as well as the Metroparks for hiking, picnicking and just enjoying the outdoors. Within the city parks there are two swimming pools, an indoor ice rink, tennis and basketball courts and track and exercise equipment along with many class and program offerings for residents. Rocky River is a family-oriented community where you see friendly faces wherever you go. From starter homes to family-sized homes and condos for retirement living, Rocky River has it all ... Beautiful


neighborhoods full of charm and character abound. Shopping and dining opportunities are endless with Beachcliff Market Square and the Old Detroit Streetscape area, where you can gather and enjoy friendly, intimate shops full of one-of-a-kind specialty items and restaurants offering casual to fine dining and delicious foods to suit every palate. Families choose Rocky River for the school system's excellent curriculum, state-of-the-art classrooms and attention to each student's individual needs as their "Excellent with Distinction" rating portrays. One of the city's treasures is the Rocky River Public Library, which offers many programs for residents and visitors alike, housing 160,000 items along with the largest public collection of Cowan Pottery in the world at their Cowan Pottery Museum. The auditorium and

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meeting rooms for the use of non-profit organizations is an added benefit the community enjoys. The City's Ready Notify Program provides residents with timely and accurate updates via email. Log on to and input your name and email address, enabling you to stay informed of all news related to the city and county events and services. Rocky River has a small town flavor within 10 miles of a major city, all on the shores of beautiful Lake Erie. The schools are excellent, the city services can't be beat, civic organizations offer involvement opportunities galore and the taxes are moderate. Put all these things together and Rocky River becomes a wonderful place to live. For more information, visit

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