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Peninsula is a village in Summit County, Ohio, United States. The population was 602 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Akron Metropolitan Statistical Area.

It is located in the middle of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, which provides a source of tourism to the village. Blossom Music Center is located on its outskirts.

Peninsula is bordered on its east side by Boston Heights. It is a part of Boston Township [3].

Over 20 places in Peninsula are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.



Peninsula is located at 41°14′27″N 81°33′23″W / 41.24083°N 81.55639°W / 41.24083; -81.55639 (41.240755, -81.556363)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 4.7 square miles (12.1 km²), of which, 4.7 square miles (12.1 km²) of it is land and 0.21% is water.

Boston Mills/Brandywine Ski Resort in Peninsula is one of the few skiing locations in Ohio.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 602 people, 240 households, and 160 families residing in the village. The population density was 128.8 people per square mile (49.8/km²). There were 254 housing units at an average density of 54.3/sq mi (21.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.84% White, 0.66% African American, 0.33% Asian, 0.17% from other races, and 1.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.17% of the population.

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