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BEREA, OHIO

Berea is a historic community located approximately 12 miles south of Cleveland, Ohio and 2 miles South of Cleveland's Hopkins International Airport in Cuyahoga County.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.6 square miles (14.4 km²), of which, 5.5 square miles (14.1 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (1.97%) is water. The east branch of the Rocky River runs through Berea, providing its water supply for most of the year.

The city lies on sedimentary rocks, including significant amounts of Berea sandstone. This sandstone was formerly quarried for construction and also for use as grindstones.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.6 square miles (14.4 km²), of which, 5.5 square miles (14.1 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (1.97%) is water. The east branch of the Rocky River runs through Berea, providing its water supply for most of the year.

The city lies on sedimentary rocks, including significant amounts of Berea sandstone. This sandstone was formerly quarried for construction and also for use as grindstones.

The population was 19,093 at the 2010 census. Berea is home to Baldwin–Wallace College, as well as the training facility for the Cleveland Browns, and the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds.

Berea proclaims itself "The Grindstone Capital of the World". The town's symbol is a grindstone, a tribute to the many grindstones that came out of its quarries. Before concrete came into wide use, Berea dimension stone was an important construction material and huge amounts of it came from Berea. Several lakes in the area are former quarry pits that have been allowed to fill with water, including Baldwin Lake, Wallace Lake and Coe Lake.

John Baldwin named the city after the biblical Berea, after winning naming rights only by a coin flip.[ The town had a 50% chance of being named Tabor. The town was founded in 1836. Berea High School was the first high school, founded in 1882

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.6 square miles (14.4 km²), of which, 5.5 square miles (14.1 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (1.97%) is water. The east branch of the Rocky River runs through Berea, providing its water supply for most of the year. The city lies on sedimentary rocks, including significant amounts of Berea sandstone. This sandstone was formerly quarried for construction and also for use as grindstones

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