North Ridgeville is a city located along the eastern border of Lorain County, Ohio, United States. The city's population was 29,465 at the 2010 census. A west side suburb of Cleveland, North Ridgeville is the fastest-growing city in the entire Greater Cleveland area.
Located 8 miles (13 km) from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, and 18 miles (29 km) west of downtown Cleveland. North Ridgeville is the third-largest city in Lorain County, and the 48th most-populated city in Ohio.
The first settlement of what is now North Ridgeville was made in 1810. The village was named for a ridge near the original town site.
North Ridgeville is located in North East Ohio at 41°23′22″N 82°0′17″W (41.389546, -82.004605).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has an area of 23.58 square miles (61.07 km2), of which 23.44 square miles (60.71 km2) is land and 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2) is water.
Located in eastern Lorain County, it borders the following municipalities and townships:
North Ridgeville, is a part of the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor Metropolitan Statistical Area which in 2010 had a population of 2,077,240. North Ridgeville is also part of the larger Cleveland-Akron-Elyria Combined Statistical Area, which in 2010 had a population of 2,780,440.
The city of North Ridgeville has a post office, with the zip code of 44039. This zip code covers most of the city. Some sections of the city use zip codes 44035, 44011 and 44044. And in the 2000s, zip code 44039 was expanded outside of the city limits along highway 10 into Eaton, and Carlisle Townships.
In the 1950s, AT&T assigned North Ridgeville and Northeast Ohio the 216 area code. In 1996, Northeast Ohio was divided into two area codes.