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Our City

Cuyahoga Falls has long been known for its nationally recognized services, low utility rates, superior safety forces, award-winning programs and abundant recreational opportunities.   Our city is a great place to live!. Founded on solid principles and core values, continues to thrive and grow as a community that offers big city services with small town amenities.

ACCESS - The second largest city in Summit County, Cuyahoga Falls is located near Akron and Cleveland and is accessible by major interstates including I-271, I-480, I-80 (Ohio Turnpike), I-76, I-77, and State Route 8. Cuyahoga Falls is also convenient to Akron, Cleveland, Akron-Canton, and Burke Lakefront airports.

UTILITIES - Cuyahoga Falls owns and operates its own water, sanitation, and electric systems. Water rates are the lowest in the area, and our electric rates are typically at least 38% lower than local investor owned utilities.

RECREATION - Cuyahoga Falls is the home of the world renowned Blossom Music Center, the summer home of the Cleveland Orchestra, and Porthouse Theatre. With thirty state-of-the-art parks and recreation facilities, a Natatorium/Fitness facility, an 18 hole USGA public golf course, and 4,807 acres in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cuyahoga Falls offers an outstanding array of recreational opportunities for the whole family.

HOUSING - Cuyahoga Falls offers a wide range of housing options including apartments, condominiums, single family neighborhoods and rural areas.

SAFETY - With dedicated professionals in our police and fire departments, Cuyahoga Falls enjoys a low crime rate, excellent emergency medical service, and a class 3 fire insurance rating.

EDUCATION - Cuyahoga Falls is home to 4 high schools, 5 middle schools, and 13 private and public elementary schools. Cuyahoga Falls is also close to 12 area colleges and universities.

BUSINESS - Cuyahoga Falls is a progressive business community with a confident growth pattern. Development has increased 163% over the last five years, and we have over 500 acres of industrial land available for development.

SHOPPING - If you can't find it at the Plaza at Chapel Hill, Riverfront Centre, State Road or the Chapel Hill Mall, you don't really need it!

PEOPLE - Hard-working, friendly and generous, it is the people that make Cuyahoga Falls one of the "Nicest places to live in America".

QUALITY of LIFE - 39 churches, a free public library, a community hospital, outstanding City services, low utility rates and a great location make Cuyahoga Falls a great place to live and work.

For more information, call 330/971-8142, write the Community Development Department, City of Cuyahoga Falls, 2310 Second Street, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221, or E-Mail us at

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