Northeast Ohio offers a variety of safe and beautiful neighborhoods to live in. Whether you’re looking for a top-rated school system for your kids, a big backyard for your furry friend or a fun nightlife scene, we can guarantee we’ll find a location that suits your needs. Read below to learn about some of the top places to live in the area.


The City of Painesville is one of 23 municipalities in Lake County in northeast Ohio. Covering 7.903 square miles, the City of Painesville is bounded on the north by the Villages of Grand River and Fairport Harbor; on the east by Painesville township; on the south by Concord township; and on the west by the City of Mentor. Painesville is located 30 miles east of the City of Cleveland and approximately 2.5 miles south of Lake Erie.

According to the 2000 Census, the City of Painesville is the fourth largest municipality in Lake County.

The City is the county seat of Lake County, which is one of the leaders in population growth, median income and educational achievement.

Some of the nation’s most successful business and industrial leaders are located in Painesville, including Avery Dennison, STP, and Core Systems. The City is also home to Lake Erie College. Residents can drive within an hour to many other distinguished institutions, including Cleveland State University, Case Western Reserve University and Kent State University. Nearby, Lakeland Community College offers high quality commuter college classes and programs.

In the greater Painesville area, gazebo concerts, Lake Erie College Morley Music Hall, the historical society and Morley Library address the most demanding cultural needs.

There are many homes available to buy and sell in Painesville. Check it out below.