Solon Real Estate
Solon is approx. 20 miles southeast of downtown Cleveland via I-77 S and I-480 E.
The first settlers arrived from Connecticut to live here in 1820. The township was named after Lorenzo Solon Bull, who was the son of Isaac Bull, one of the first settlers. In 1917, Solon was incorporated as a village and later became a city in 1961. Solon has major clusters of businesses in five manufacturing industries: 1) electronic and electrical equipment, 2) industrial and commercial machinery, 3) measuring and controlling devices and instruments, 4) chemicals and allied products, and 5) fabricated metal products. Major employers include: Nestlé (headquarters of Stouffer Foods), Swagelok, Pentair, Signature of Solon Country Club, Keithley Instruments and Arrow Electronics.
- The Solon Center for the Arts, which is located in the historic Old City Hall, offers classes in art, music, dance, and theater. The center holds a program for seniors entitled "Act II: Aging Creatively through the Arts," for those over 55 interested in theater or music.
- The Solon Historical Society, which was established in 1968 in the old Disciple Church, maintains a museum with artifacts from the 1800s through the 1900s, many of which serve as memorials to the city founders. The museum is opened the second Sunday of every month.
- Solon provides many recreational facilities for its residents: Community Park, Timberlake Park, Outdoor Basketball Courts, Portz Parkway Walking/Fitness Trail, Outdoor Tennis Courts and "Little Fields Playground".
- The city is served by the Solon City School District which contains six schools and one preschool: Solon High School (9-12); Solon Middle School (7-8); Orchard Middle School (5-6); Lewis Elementary School (K-4); Parkside Elementary School (K-4); Roxbury Elementary School (K-4). It also has a private school - St. Rita Catholic School that offers preschool, elementary, upper elementary, and middle school programs.
- Population greater than 23,000 per 2010 census.
For more information on the city of Solon, visit http://www.solonohio.org/