The formation of Eastlake started over 300 years ago but did not get “Eastlake” in their name until 1948 when Eastlake was certified as a Village. The first election of Village official was held on January 11, 1949. In 1950 the population was at 4,700 residents.
In 1951 Eastlake was declared a City by the U.S. Census with a population of 7,486. By 1970, Eastlake’s population grew to 20,000.
Parks near Eastlake
Eastlake is surrounded by over 16 parks offering baseball fields, basketball courts, playgrounds, fishing, picnic areas, soccer fields, tennis courts and more!
The Willoughby-Eastlake School District holds an Excellent rating based on the 2011-2012 School Year Report Card. There are 7 Elementary Schools, 4 Middle Schools, and 4 High Schools in this School District.
Boulevard of Flags started as a memorial to local veterans. After September 11, 2001, a section was dedicated to those who fell that day.
FACT: An eternal flame burns here to commemorate the arrival of the Olympic Torch in 1996
Are you a baseball fan? Lake County has its own minor league baseball team, The Lake County Captain.
Very close to the beach where you can enjoy all that Lake Erie has to offer!