The Village of Hiram, Ohio is a charming community of 1,200 residents in northern Portage County, an area known as the Western Reserve. Surrounded by rolling farmland and located close to the beautiful Cuyahoga River, it is located at the intersection of State Routes 700/305 and 82, 32 miles southeast of Cleveland, Ohio.
Home to Hiram College, a nationally respected liberal arts college of 1300 students, the Village also shares a close proximity to a number of higher education institutions, such as Kent State University, Akron University, Cleveland State University, and Case Western University. In addition, it boasts an excellent public school system, Crestwood School District, which is among the top districts in the state.
The Village is rich with local history, small community charm, and an excellent quality of life. Crime rates and property taxes are low, and the quality of services in both local police and fire departments are high. The local transportation system, PARTA, is excellent – and the commute to Cleveland Hopkins Airport is only 50 minutes. Also close in proximity are a number of health facilities and hospitals, including Geauga University, Robinson Memorial Hospital, and Akron Children’s Hospital. There are also abundant recreational opportunities to explore – Village playground, Headwaters hike and bike trail, local canoeing on the Cuyahoga River, Hiram Biology Station, local fishing and boating lakes.