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Lorain County, Ohio

US county information
NameLorain County
Largest cityLorain
US Area
Total Area923 sq mi (2390.6 km2)
Land Area492 sq mi (1274.3 km2)
Water Area431 sq mi (1116.3 km2)
Population301356 (2010)
Density223.1/km2 (578/sq mi)
FoundedDecember 26, 1822
Named forLorraine in France

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Lorain County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio, and is considered to be a part of what is locally referred to as Greater Cleveland. As of the 2010 census, its population was 301,356. an increase from 284,664 in 2000. Named by early settler Heman Ely for the French province of Lorraine, its county seat is Elyria and its largest community is the Lake Erie port city of Lorain.

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