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Beautifully nestled along five miles of Lake Erie’s wooded southern shore, the City of Bay Village blends the convenience of its west side location with the tranquility of an almost entirely residential community. Founded in 1810 by Joseph Cahoon of Connecticut, the city has maintained its New England flavor and its origins both in general architectural and community lifestyle. Bay Village residents are fortunate to have a community rich in recreational and cultural opportunities.


The population of Bay Village is roughly 16k with an average of 2-3 persons per household.


Bay Village is a city in Cuyahoga County located 14.4 miles from Cleveland.

Median House Value

The median value of owner-occupied Bay Village real estate is about $257,200.

Major Attractions

Places to Visit: Huntington Beach, Lake Erie Nature & Science Center, Columbia Park, and Cahoon Memorial Park.

School District & Rating

District: Bay Village City School District
School Rating: A+

Notable Awards

In 2021, Westerly Elementary School in Bay Village was named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.


There is plenty to do in beautiful Bay Village. You can visit Huntington Beach to have fun in the sun or check out the planetarium at the Lake Erie Nature and Science Center. If you have a green thumb, consider joining the Bay Village Garden Club.


Bay Village City School District is a top rated, public school district located in Bay Village, Ohio. It has 2,502 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 90% of students are at least proficient in math and 89% in reading.