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Living in Green

Quality of Life

Our community provides a quality environment for living, working, and raising a family. We offer a diverse housing market, quality city services, and a community with a rural feel, yet within close proximity to many "big city" amenities.

Schools

Green Local School District, rated Excellent with distinction in 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 and 2008; and Excellent in 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2002, serves approximately 4,000 students (K-12) in five school facilities.

Portage Lakes Career Center, a full-service vocational educational institution, offers technical training, continuing educational programs, and support services. Adults, as well as students, in our community can partake in a wide variety of Secondary Education programs and Adult Educational programs offered by the top-rate Portage Lakes Career Center (PLCC).

Higher Education

Located within 30 miles of several institutes of higher learning including The University of Akron, Kent State University - main campus and Stark campus, Stark State University, Walsh University, Malone University and Mount Union College.

Recreation

City of Green Parks offer a variety of leisure and sports activities with world class soccer and lacrosse fields at Springhill Sports Complex, Dog Park at Ariss Park, walking trails at Boettler Park, the Torok Senior Center, and Ariss Park, tennis at Boettler Park and East Liberty Park, hiking, cross country, skiing trails at Southgate parks, and numerous ball fields throughout our parks.

Portage Lake Park System - part of the park is located in Green including Nimisila Reservoir, Mud Lake, Miller Lake, and Turkeyfoot Lake.

Akron YMCA, Green Branch: 3838 Massillon Road Phone: (330) 899-9622

Golf - Green is home to five golf courses -- practically a golfer's paradise

Sporting events - Major league sporting events are easily available in nearby Cleveland or Pittsburgh, not to mention Akron's own minor league baseball team, the Akron Rubber Ducks, located in downtown Akron.

Shopping

Green is served by two main shopping areas within the city limits. The Arlington Road corridor offers big box shopping at Target, Lowe's, Kohl's and Walmart and numerous other retail stores and restaurants. It also is home to our auto mile. The Massillon Road corridor provides small retail stores and restaurants.

We are also located within minutes of regional shopping centers such as Westfield/Belden Village, Chapel Hill, and the Montrose shopping areas.

Library

Akron/Summit County Library, Green Branch: 4046 Massillon Road Phone: (330) 896-9074

Places of Worship

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Hospitals & Medical Centers

Located along Massillon Road in Green are two full-service emergency rooms -- Akron General Health System and Summa Health Systems. Hospitals within a 15 mile radius: Akron City (Summa), Akron General Medical Center, Akron Children's Hospital, Barberton Citizen's Hospital, Timken Mercy, Aultman, Edwin Shaw, and Cuyahoga Falls General.
Outreach facilities of Akron General Medical Center, Akron Children's Hospital, and Summa, as well as numerous individual and group practitioners' offices are located in Green.

Financial Institutions

Citizen's Bank: 3875 Massillon Road, Phone: (234) 310-3059
PNC: 3557 South Arlington Road, Phone: (330) 896-1965
PNC: 3333 Massillon Road, Suite 101, Phone: (330) 896-3288
Huntington Bank: 3770 Massillon Road, Phone: (330) 896-4144
Huntington Bank: 1700 Corporate Woods Parkway, Phone: (330) 899-9045
Fifth Third Bank: 3150 South Arlington Road, Phone: (330) 644-2976
Key Bank: 3700 Massillon Road, Phone: (330) 896-2929
Chase: 1721 Boettler Road, Phone: (234) 310-3013

Transportation

Air: Akron Canton Airport - in Green
Water: Cleveland World Port - 48 miles
Motor Freight Lines: 3 local, over 100 in the area
Public Transportation: Metro Regional Transit Authority - Local
Rail: CSX Line at the AKCAN Industrial Park

Lodging

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Utility Providers

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Post Offices

Post Offices/Zip Codes
Green residents are served by six separate postal zip codes.The Green post office provides Green with all postal services available at larger offices. Green residents are served by six different postal codes. Efforts to label all mail "Green, Ohio" after January 1, 2005, regardless of zip code, have been unsuccessful at this time, so residents must continue to use their current address for each zip code area, e.g. Uniontown, Ohio 44685.

Akron 44312
Ellet Station
2390 Wedgewood Drive
(330) 784-1139

Akron 44319
Firestone
2001 Brown Street
(330) 773-9662

Clinton 44216
2733 W. Comet Road
(330) 882-3806

Green 44232
4735 Massillon Road
(330) 896-4484

North Canton 44720
1212 N. Main Street
(330) 494-0444

Uniontown 44685
11230 Cleveland Avenue
(330) 494-9799

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    CAB in the Spring
  • Veterans Memorial Park
    Veterans Memorial Park
  • Akron Canton Airport
    Akron Canton Airport
  • Green High School
    Green High School
  • Heritage Hill Playground
    Heritage Hill Playground