Ravenna, the County seat of Portage County and Ravenna Township have a combined population of just over 20,000. Ravenna is located approximately 18 miles northeast of Akron, and 35 miles southeast of Cleveland. Within 15 miles, the total population is approximately 445,000.
The residents of Ravenna enjoy living in a community rich in history and heritage with that “Main Street USA” feel. Opportunities for diverse recreational and cultural opportunities including summer theatre, amusement parks and outdoor concerts and festivals abound, Ravenna is also home to 350 acres of parkland and is within 15 minutes of West Branch State Park, an 8,000 acre facility that includes a 2,650-acre reservoir. Proximity to Akron and Cleveland provides access to major league sporting events, theatre, and much more. It’s worth checking out.