Fast Facts about Kirtland


  • 41°369N 81°2041W / 41.6025°N 81.34472°W / 41.6025; -81.34472
  • County: Lake
  • Approximately 22 miles east of the city of Cleveland and 5 miles inland from Lake Erie


  • 16.7 square miles total (per the U.S. Census Bureau)
  • 16.6 square miles are land and .1 square mile is water


  • 6,859 people (as of the 2010 U.S. Census)
  • 2,713 households (as of the 2010 U.S. Census)
  • 1,885 families (as of the 2000 U.S. Census)

Kirtland Web Pages


All About Government — Cool Websites for Kids

America’s Story
Jump back in time to meet amazing American’s, explore the states, and find out what historical events happened on your birthday! Courtesy of the Library of Congress

Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government
Learn about historical documents, branches of government, the election process, citizenship and more. Courtesy of the U.S. Government Printing Office

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Learn about fitness, disease and peer pressure

FBI Kids’
Go undercover with FBI -- learn about the history of the FBI, safety tips or spend a day in the life of an agent and see how they investigate crime

NASA for Students
Explore space through games, find homework related topics or participate in an actual space program

National Gallery of Art
Visit the Art Zone and create art online

National Park Service – Ranger Zone
Visit the National Park Service historic sites, learn about the Junior Ranger Program or become a Web Ranger

National Severe Storms Laboratory
Learn about severe weather safety and creating a plan of action. Courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The National Zoo
Visit the Smithsonian National Zoological Park

U.S. Census Bureau
Statistics on population, gender, income, and race by state and county. This is a great resource for reports on states

U.S. Department of Education
Find colleges, learn about student loans, or get help with homework topics

U.S. Department of Energy
Learn about smart energy use and how to conduct an energy audit of your home

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Explore veterinary medicine, food safety, and agriculture

U.S. Treasury Department
Learn about how money is made or create your own

White House 101
Learn about the White House, our Presidents and First Pets

Annual Events for Kids and Families in Kirtland

The latest programs and activities are updated on our Community Calendar and Recreation pages.

Questions can be answered by the Community Center at (440)256-4711.