10 Best Places to Live in Ohio


7) Aurora

Aurora, Ohio is a small suburb of Akron, which is known for the Aurora Golf and Country Club where the Cleveland Open was hosted in 1967, 1969, and 1970. The city is also home to Aurora High School, which ranked tenth in the state of Ohio and has been named an “Excellent District” by the School Board of Education. Along with golf, Aurora is recognized for its cultural activities including Wildwater Kingdom, which was originally designated as the nation’s second SeaWorld location in 1970 before it was purchased by Six Flags in 2001 and renamed Cedar Fair in 2004, eventually operating primarily as Wildwater Kingdom. Aurora is also well known as home to several NFL celebrities and players including coach Blanton Collier and Fritz Heisler of the Cleveland Browns, Gary Collins, Tom Curtis, Bernie Parrish, and Dick Schafrath.