Defunct Townships of Cuyahoga County, Ohio - Solon Township

Solon Township

Solon Township was named for Isaac Solon Bull, the son of one of the first settlers. The township was first settled in 1820, although development was retarded by the swampland common in the area. However, by 1850, the swamps had been drained, leaving rich farmland. The village of Solon was incorporated in 1917 and became a city in 1961, while Glenwillow was first settled in 1893. Today, the entire township is occupied by one of these two municipalities, and in 2000, it had a population of 22,697.

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Solon Township

Solon Township may refer to the following places in the United States:

  • Solon Township, Kent County, Michigan
  • Solon Township, Leelanau County, Michigan
  • Solon Township, Hettinger County, North Dakota
  • Solon Township, Cuyahoga County, Ohio (defunct)
See also
  • Solun, Horqin Right Front Banner, a township-level unit in China's Inner Mongolia
  • Solon (disambiguation)
Solon, Ohio - History
... The township was named after Lorenzo Solon Bull, who was the son of Isaac Bull, one of the first settlers ... due to its derivation from the father of democracy, Solon, the famous Athenian lawmaker of Ancient Greece ... challenges common to pioneers, but in Solon, drainage and wetlands issues complicated settlement and agriculture ...

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