Sheffield Lake and Lorain
Lake Erie Waterfront Communities
Lorain is located in northeastern Ohio on Lake Erie, at the mouth of the Black River. It is approximately 30 miles west of Cleveland.
The Lorain Port Authority is an active commercial port, maintained as a deep water navigational channel through dredging, providing an ideal environment for industrial development and growth.
The City of Lorain is home to the Lorain County Metro Parks first lakeside recreational park. Lakeview Park offers 20 acres along the north side of West Erie Avenue. This beautiful park is known for its Historical Rose Garden, spectacular sunsets and views of the Lorain Lighthouse. The park hosts a variety of recreational opportunities awaiting visitors of all ages, from swimming and sunbathing, to lawn bowling, beach volleyball, picnicking and much more!
Lorain boasts Northeast Ohio’s longest running and highest attended outdoor concert series at Black River Landing. Rockin’ on the River brings the best national, regional and local talents to the stage and offers a range of music from classic rock to country to pop and more!
The Lorain International Festival celebrates the rich diversity and ethnic heritage of the City of Lorain. The festival is held along the Black River and the shores of Lake Erie. It is a one-of-a-kind festival and you can experience the “International City” through ethnic food, crafts, and entertainment!
The Coast Guard Station Lorain is a multi-mission station. It performs Search and Rescue, Maritime Law Enforcement, Homeland Security, and Ice Rescue during the winter months. The area of operational responsibility extends from Avon Lake to Vermilion, OH and out to the Canadian border.
Lorain has a wide variety of housing options, to include some of the most affordable lake and riverfront property on the Westside. The downtown area is ripe for investment, with incredibly low prices.
Contact us today for more information about this city on the rebound.
Helpful websites, places to eat and things to do:
- Lakeview Park
- Jackelope Lakeside
- Lorain City Parks
- City of Lorain
- American Slovak Club
- Lorain Historical Society
- Lorain Port Authority
- Lorain Public Library
- Gyros and More
- Lorain International Festival
- Fire Fish Festival
- Lorain Palace Theater
- Rockin’ on the River
Sheffield Lake, Ohio
The Sheffield Lake schools are the home of the Cardinals.
Homes range from smaller homes under $100k to larger homes on the shores of Lake Erie.
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