Summit County truly captures America ‘s entrepreneurial and inventive spirit. Born in 1825, when the Ohio-Erie Canal was being built as a way of opening up the wild Western Frontier, Akron quickly grew to a booming canal town. It became a major manufacturing center in 1871 when B.F. Goodrich relocated his rubber company there, taking advantage of the waterways to ship his goods.
Portage County, an exquisite gem of a county, offers something for everyone. Predominantly a rural area, Portage County enjoys a relaxed, country pace of life, while being located within easy reach of both the metropolises of Akron and Cleveland.
Medina County, is one of the top ten fastest growing counties in the state. Medina County ‘s 425 square miles of gently rolling hillside are located in north central Ohio . A portion of the County is included in the greater Cleveland Metropolitan Area.
Stark County, serves as the seat of picturesque Stark County in the northeast section of Ohio. Canton lies 20 miles south of Akron and just 60 miles south of Cleveland, giving residents easy access to big city amenities.