Township
Chagrin Township (now Willoughby Township)
County
Cuyahoga County (now in Lake County)
State/Province
Ohio
Country
United States of America

Chagrin Township, Ohio

Summary

Located in northeastern Ohio.1 Bordered on north by Lake Erie.2 French fur trading post established, 1750.3 Area settled, 1797.4 Organized 1815.5 Originally called Charlton, by 1750; name changed to Chagrin, by 1815.6 Population in 1826 about 733.7 Chagrin village became home of Willoughby Medical College, 1834, after which both village and township were renamed Willoughby.8 See also “Willoughby.”

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