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Chardon is a village in Geauga County, in the Cleveland-Elyria metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Peter Chardon Brooks, who donated land for the town site in exchange for the community being named for him
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Chardon. For links to other places called Chardon, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Chardon is 41.614N. The longitude is -81.149W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,299 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,270.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Chardon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Geauga 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 44024 ZIP code.
20% of Chardon residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chardon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chardon was $21,845, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Chardon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Chardon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $528. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,175.
Libraries in Chardon include Chardon Library ... View libraries
Geauga County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chardon political report.
Chardon restaurants taking online reservations include Bass Lake Taverne ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Chardon workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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