The purpose of this blog will be to introduce a variety of topics relating to genealogical research topics and Northeast Ohio. Topics will be updated on a regular basis and input is always welcome.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Lake County OH- History
Lake County was created out of the counties of Cuyahoga and Geauga on March 6, 1840. The county was named for Lake Erie that runs along it's northern boundary. This county is located in the area known as the Connecticut Western Reserve. The area of the county is only about 228 square miles and is the smallest county in Ohio.