Cleveland is a city in the
U.S. state of Ohio and is the county seat of Cuyahoga County, the most populous
county in the state. The city is located in northeastern Ohio on the southern
shore of Lake Erie, approximately 60 miles (97 km) west of the
Pennsylvania border. It was founded in 1796 near the mouth of the Cuyahoga
River, and became a manufacturing center owing to its location on the lake
shore, as well as being connected to numerous canals and railroad lines.
Cleveland's economy has diversified sectors that include manufacturing,