Oberlin is located about 12 miles south of Lake Erie and 35 miles west of Cleveland in the center of Lorain County, in the state of Ohio, in the country of the United States of America, on the continent of North America, on the Northern Hemisphere, on the planet Earth.
Can you place Oberlin on this world map?
Study the map of Ohio below. You can click on the map to make it larger.
Ohio has both natural and man-made sections of its boundary. The natural boundary represents several different bodies of water. What large body of water creates much of Ohio's northern boundary?
What city is the Capitol of Ohio?
Find Ohio on a map of the United States of America and identify the five states that border Ohio.
Name one city on this map other than Oberlin that you have visited. Write about what you noticed and what you did there.
Study the map of Lorain County below.
What is the name of the county in which you live?
In what state can you find this county?
Locate the Lake Erie shoreline.
Click on map to enlarge.
Locate the city limits (corporation line).
Locate Plum Creek.
Locate State Rt. 511 and State Route. 58, the two state highways run through Oberlin.
What is the street name in Oberlin for State Route 511?
What is the street name in Oberlin for State Route 58?
Locate each of the following landmarks.
_______ Allen Art Museum
_______ Allen Memorial Hospital
_______ City Hall/ Police Station
_______ Conservatory of Music
_______ Eastwood School
_______ Finney Chapel
_______ Fire Station
_______ First Church
_______ Charles Martin Hall House
_______ Industrial Park/ FAA
_______ Martin L. King Jr. Park
_______ Langston Middle School
_______ John Mercer Langston House
_______ Little Red Schoolhouse
_______ Oberlin High School
_______ Oberlin Inn
_______ Oberlin Public Library
_______ Prospect School
_______ Tappan Square/ Memorial Arch
_______ Tappan Square/ Historic Elm Site
_______ Underground Railroad Sculpture
_______ Westwood Cemetery
_______ Your home
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