South Euclid is a community of approximately 23,000 located about twenty minutes east of downtown Cleveland and accessible via I-90 and public transportation. Major roads that pass through the community include Mayfield Rd. and Monticello Blvd.
South Euclid was originally part of the township of Euclid in 1809. The intersection of what is now Mayfield and Green Roads was the intersection of two Native American trails. This place was called South Euclid by early settlers. The community became a village in 1917 and a city in 1941.
South Euclid is primarily a residential community of owner-occupied, single family homes. The styles of homes range from bungalows to Colonials, and features homes built at the turn of the century, as well as newer ranches that were built in the 50s or later.
South Euclid is home to several major commercial districts that offer the convenience of retail shopping. Mayfield Road contains a variety of stores and services.
Forty acres of land within South Euclid are dedicated to city parks. There are four municipal parks, one Metropark (Euclid Creek Reservation), three swimming pools, baseball and softball diamonds, fitness trails, picnic areas and tennis courts. South Euclid is also home to a branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library.