It is my pleasure as the mayor of Huron to welcome you to our picturesque lakefront community. Located on the southern shores of Lake Erie, Huron is positioned in the heart of the Western Reserve, commonly referred to as the Firelands. Once a community thriving in maritime industry and commercial trade, Huron has progressed into a full-service community offerint superior recreational, residential, educational and commercial opportunities.
Our location on the lake creates a natural environment for recreation, with many public beaches, recreational paths and public parks. The city is committed to enhancing the community's quality of life with a system of beautifully landscaped parks, a public boat basin, groomed beaches and a host of recreational programs and activities. Huron is truly a great place to live.
The Huron City School system offers its students a comprehensive curriculum at the elementary, middle and high school levels, supplementing this learning with a range of extracurricular activities. The Bowling Green State University Firelands Campus is located within huron, offering the community easy access to higher education and programming. The city's modern library gives students and all residents a place to research and reflect. Huron is a stimulating place to learn!
The city's location at the midpoint of Cleveland and Toledo, along the Route 2 corridor, allows businesses and residents easy access to two major Ohio metropolitan markets. In addition, Huron is only minutes from the Ohio Turnpike, has direct access to the Great Lakes shipping lanes and access to major railways spanning east and west from New York to Chicago. The city's corporate park gives entrepreneurs a great location to conduct business with access to affordable properties and aggressive economic development practices. Huron is a competitive place to do business.
City Council, through adoption of a master plan and strategic vision, has established a progressive agenda intended to catalyze community development. The city believes a holistic approach to focus on community development will ensure a prudent and effective strategy for the future.
Whatever your connection to Huron, there is something here for you! It is truly a great lake place.