Avon Lake

Avon Lake ā´vän [key], city (1990 pop. 15,066), Lorain co., NE Ohio, on Lake Erie inc. 1917. It is chiefly a residential suburb of the Cleveland–NE Ohio industrial area. The city has an electric power plant automobiles are assembled and factories produce plastics and aluminum castings. Several beaches are there.

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