The City of Green, Ohio is a suburban community located in between Akron and Canton and just 40 minutes south of Cleveland, Ohio. The city, which is relatively new, was incorporated in 1992 and today has over 24,000 residents.
Located only minutes to great shopping and restaurants, the City of Green is truly an ideal city. From its numerous public events such as its seasonal Farmer’s Market, the art-A-palooza festival, and the Green Expo, Green offers a strong sense of community pride at every corner. For recreation, residents and visitors can bike or hike the trails of beautiful Boettler Park, which also offers an impressive playground for the area’s children. The city, is, in addition, surrounded by several state parks and has easy access to the Towpath, a trail system that spans a distance from Dover, Ohio to Lake Erie, in Cleveland. Green also is near many golf courses, including the famous Firestone Country Club, home of the annual Bridgestone Invitational. Or for fun all year round, head to the nearby Portage Lakes for boating or swimming in the Summer and ice skating and snow mobiling in the Winter.
In 2007, Green was named the 16th best place to raise a family by Businessweek.com because of its strong schools, ample parks and green space, access to health care and higher education, and affordable housing. The City of Green is a superb community for family, fun, and businesses to grow.