Why you'd want to live in Willowick & Willoughby
Willowick and Willoughby are two large neighboring communities, with a combined population of about 40,000. Willowick is a waterfront community with the slogan, “Great Living on a Great Lake.” Willoughby is known for its large historic district and its array of beautiful old houses. Downtown Willoughby is a large historic district with shopping, dining, and many opportunities for family fun. Here you can find several small and service-oriented businesses in addition to seven restaurants. Enjoy breakfast or Lunch at the historic Kleifeld's Restaurant; originally opened in 1928, this diner feels like a blast from the past. Willowick is home to the Shoregate Town Center. Here you can find stores such as Dollar General, Giant Eagle, and Marc’s. The City of Willowick Recreation Department is proud to provide the community a wide variety of recreational programs and services. In Willowick you can find three parks: Manry Park, Dudley Park, and Roosevelt Park. Manry Park is home to Richard J. Bonde Activities Center, a playground, a pool, an outdoor walking trail, and outdoor sports fields. The City of Willoughby is home to 11 beautiful parks with recreational opportunities for people of all ages. Willowick and Willoughby both a part of the Willoughby-Eastlake School District. There are 11 schools in this district with an enrollment of approximately 8,000 students. Willoughby houses four of the schools: Willoughby South High School, Willoughby Middle School, Edison Elementary School, and Grant Elementary School. Willowick is home to only two schools- Willowick Middle School and Royalview Elementary School.