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Painesville is a city in Lake County, in the Cleveland-Elyria metro area.
It is the county seat.
Painesville takes its name from General Edward Paine, founder.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Painesville. For links to other places called Painesville, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Painesville is 41.724N. The longitude is -81.245W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 676 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 17,428.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Painesville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lake 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 44077 ZIP code.
17% of Painesville residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Painesville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Painesville was $15,391, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Painesville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Painesville include Mentor Avenue District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Painesville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $462. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $855.
Libraries in Painesville include Morley Library ... View libraries
Lake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Painesville political report.
The average commute time for Painesville workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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