Community Profile

Location & Population


The City of Wickliffe is located in Northeast Ohio in Lake County, conveniently 12 miles east of Downtown Cleveland and 10 miles west of Painesville, the county seat. Wickliffe is 4.68 square miles.



  • Wickliffe (2018) 12,758
  • Lake County (2018) 230,514


  • 5,644 (2014-2018)

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 22
Rain: averages 37 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 68 inches of snow a year

Education & Libraries


Wickliffe City Schools student enrollment is approximately 1,401. Facilities include Elementary, Middle and High schools with a student teacher ratio of 16:1. Wickliffe public schools have been repeatedly recognized nationally for excellence in educational curriculum and enjoy an award-winning teaching staff.

There are also two parochial elementary schools in Wickliffe-- Mater Dei, located at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, and All Saints of St. John Vianney, located at the campus of the Center of Pastoral Leadership,

Wickliffe Colleges & Universities

The Center for Pastoral Leadership is a 52-acre campus that houses all the resources of the Diocese of Cleveland for preparing lay and ordained Roman Catholic clergy. The Center teams with John Carroll University to grant undergraduate and masters degrees for men considering the priesthood. Two hundred people are enrolled in various programs, including women and Christians of other denominations studying theology.

Jewish men study at Telshe Yeshiva, the internationally prominent center for Orthodox scholarship. The 53-acre campus has 300 students attending high school, college, graduate, and postgraduate levels of study, primarily for careers as religious educators and Rabbis.

Area Colleges & Universities

The Cleveland area has 23 colleges and universities. Some of the area’s well-known universities are Case Western Reserve University, Kent State University, Cleveland State University, Baldwin-Wallace College, John Carroll University, Lakeland Community College and Lake Erie College.


The Wickliffe Public Library serves all people, addresses informational needs, and provides opportunities for lifelong learning. Our vision is to be the destination that inspires a learning community. The library provides space for meetings, specialized literacy, adult and children programming. Wickliffe Public Library: 944-6010,


  • Wickliffe Presbyterian Church, 29955 Ridge Rd - (440) 585-8412
  • Church on The North Coast - Wickliffe,  30040 Ridge Rd - (440) 960-1100
  •  Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 29850 Euclid Ave - (440) 585-0700
  • Vineyard, 1928 E 300th St - (440) 944-4402

Community Attractions

  • City Pool(s), Spray Park, Community Parks and Recreational facilities and more
  • Pete's Pond Preserve/Lake Metroparks -
  • Harry Coulby Mansion -located in the Coulby Mansion-Wickliffe City Hall, 28730 Ridge Road
  • Provo House -28855 Euclid Ave
  • “Spirit of ‘76” Historic Marker -Located by the south entrance to Coulby Park 28730 Ridge Road
  • Wickliffe Historical Society -located in the Coulby Mansion-Wickliffe City Hall, 28730 Ridge Road

Lake County Ohio Visitors Bureau