Cleveland is located in the Midwestern part of the United States in the northeastern part of the state of Ohio in the County of Cuyahoga. In July 1796, Cleveland was named after General Moses Cleaveland but due to an error of misspelling on the original map, it has always been spelled Cleveland and not Cleaveland. Some famous people who hail from Cleveland are Paul Newman, Bob Hope, Dean Martin, Halle Berry, Drew Carey, Hal Holbrook, Tom Hanks, Tim Conway, John Lithgow, Toni Morrison, Henry Mancini, Patricia Heaton, Phil Donahue and Mike Douglas. The annual high temperature is 60°F and the annual low is 43°F making the average temperature 51°F. The population of Cleveland is just shy of 400,000 with the Metropolitan area comprising of Cleveland-Akron-Canton coming in at 3,493,596. Manufacturing has traditionally been the primary industry of northeast Ohio. The science and engineering field is a large part of the landscape in Cleveland, there are 168 engineering companies located in the city. Some examples of engineering institutions based in Cleveland are the Cleveland Engineering Society, the Great Lakes Science Center, the Cleveland Society of Professional Engineers and the NASA John H. Glenn Research Center. Cleveland serves as headquarters to 11 companies on the Fortune 500 list, both industrial and non-industrial. These firms are, Sherwin-Williams Co., National City Corp., Medical Mutual of Ohio,Eaton Corp., Parker Hannifin Corp., KeyCorp., Nacco Industries, American Greetings Corp., Ferro Corp., Applied Industries Technologies and Lincoln Electric Holdings. Nearly 150 international companies from 25 different countries claim Cleveland as their home. Some famous nicknames for Cleveland are Metropolis of the Western Reserve, C-Town, The Forest City, The North Coast, Sixth City, and The Rock and Roll Capital of the World.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Progressive Field, Great Lakes Science Center, Playhouse Square, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland Botanical Garden, Severance Hall, Cleveland, West Side Market, A Christmas Story House, Cleveland Museum of Art, Jack Cleveland Casino, Greater Cleveland Aquarium, Cleveland Public Theatre, Willard Park, Quicken Loans Arena, Memphis Kiddie Park, FirstEnergy Stadium.
College & University
Case Western Reserve University, Cuyahoga Community College, John Carroll University, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland Institute of Music, Ursuline College.
Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Indians, Cleveland State Vikings men’s basketball, Cleveland Browns, Lake Erie Monsters, Cleveland Crusaders.
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