Painesville is truly an American city.  Our City square, tree lined neighborhoods, access to the Grand River and Lake Erie and educational, cultural and religious organizations offer everything necessary for quality living.  Residents and businesses of the City of Painesville take great pride in being the County Seat and the center of one of the fastest growing areas in Lake County.  The City of Painesville Ranks #3 In The Top 10 Best Cleveland Suburbs For Young Professionals!   Both visitors and residents enjoy Painesville's beautiful setting, a unique historic business district, downtown shopping, numerous events, efficient high-quality services, low crime rate, low utility rates, new schools, 13 parks, YMCA and Senior Center.  Our classic Western Reserve community is filled with small town character and historic charm that sets it apart from sprawl-engulfed suburbs.  We are proud of our rich civic and cultural traditions, diverse population, and strong sense of community. 
Our commitment to every citizen within the community sets it apart from other communities.  Skilled municipal administration, a wide range of recreation programs, pedestrian friendly and vibrant multi-ethnic community are just some of the attributes that make the City of Painesville a great place to call home or visit.
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