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Chagrin Falls is a village in Cuyahoga County, in the Cleveland-Elyria metro area.
One tradition says the community name stems from the embarrassment of Moses Cleaveland and his party of surveyors, who followed the river for miles, believing it was the Cuyahoga. Another says the name derives from an Indian term for "clear water"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Chagrin Falls. For links to other places called Chagrin Falls, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Chagrin Falls is 41.436N. The longitude is -81.386W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,004 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,912.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Chagrin Falls demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cuyahoga County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Cleveland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 44022 ZIP code.
23% of Chagrin Falls residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chagrin Falls ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chagrin Falls was $42,885, compared with $21,587 nationally.
61% of Chagrin Falls residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Chagrin Falls, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $799. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,593.
Libraries in Chagrin Falls include Bainbridge Library, Chagrin Falls Branch Library ... View libraries
Cuyahoga County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chagrin Falls political report.
Chagrin Falls restaurants taking online reservations include Firefly Seafood & Steak, Gamekeepers Taverne ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Chagrin Falls workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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