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A small city, Amherst, Ohio, has a tight-knit community and historic downtown area that makes it an ideal place to find a home for rent. Amherst is located just 5 miles from Lake Erie and less than 35 miles west of Cleveland, making it a wonderful place to raise a family. The city is known for its public school system and thriving local businesses.

4 Intriguing Facts About Amherst

  • Amherst is the self-proclaimed "Sandstone Center of the World" because of the numerous sandstone quarries it had during the 1800s.
  • The area now known as Amherst was first called Plato, and then Amherstville, before gaining its current name.
  • The history of the city's newspaper, The Amherst News-Times, dates back to the late 1800s.
  • Jacob Shupe, the "founding father" of Amherst, purchased land and made the first clearing in the area in 1811.

Helpful Resources for Amherst Renters

  • If you plan to raise children in Amherst, you'll want to become familiar with Amherst Exempted Village Schools.
  • Before spending the day at Amherst Beaver Creek Park, be sure to take a look at the weather forecast.
  • Downtown is the epicenter of activity in Amherst. Learn more about everything it has to offer on the Main Street Amherst website.

Things to Do in and Around Amherst

Renters living in Amherst will find plenty of things to do. From day trips to the shores of Lake Erie to visits to the Fox Creek Golf & Racquet Club, there are no shortage of activities available in and around the city. Do some shopping in Amherst's historic downtown area, grab a bite to eat at Cork's or Stubby's Pub and Grill, or hike through Dolyk Wood Nature Preserve. You can even take a short trip to Cleveland to see all that the city has to offer.

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Pine Ridge Apartments

Pine Ridge Apartments

Willoughby Hills, OH 44094 (42.73 miles)

Price: $669-$1,214

(440) 925-4537

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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The Regency Towers

The Regency Towers

Parma, OH 44129 (25.59 miles)

Price: $590-$1,111

(440) 210-0823

Beds: Studio - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Euclid Apartments

Euclid Apartments

Euclid, OH 44132 (40.17 miles)

Price: $499-$829

(216) 313-9564

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1½

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Bay Club Apartments

Bay Club Apartments

Willowick, OH 44095 (42.75 miles)

Price: $800-$825

(440) 925-4544

Beds: 2, Baths: 1½

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The Osborn/Huron Square

The Osborn/Huron Square

Cleveland, OH 44115 (28.72 miles)

Price: $775-$2,400

(216) 313-9601

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Big Creek

Big Creek

Parma Heights, OH 44130 (23.49 miles)

Price: $850-$1,700

(440) 925-4589

Beds: 2 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Central Village Senior Living

Central Village Senior Living

Amherst, OH 44001 (0.26 miles)

Price: From $720

(440) 565-0707

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Carriage House Senior Living

Carriage House Senior Living

Amherst, OH 44001 (0.23 miles)

Price: $550-$605

(440) 499-7720

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1

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Linden House West

Linden House West

Rocky River, OH 44116 (19.90 miles)

Price: From $589

(440) 723-2651

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1

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Kensington Square

Kensington Square

Elyria, OH 44036 (7.78 miles)

Price: From $500

(440) 499-7719

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1

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Furnished Studio - Cleveland

Furnished Studio - Cleveland

North Olmsted, OH 44070 (16.89 miles)

Price: From $1,154

(440) 348-5856

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

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Furnished Studio - Cleveland

Furnished Studio - Cleveland

North Olmsted, OH 44070 (16.23 miles)

Price: From $1,532

(440) 348-5852

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

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Furnished Studio - Cleveland

Furnished Studio - Cleveland

Westlake, OH 44145 (14.71 miles)

Price: From $1,260

(440) 565-0675

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

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Westwood Meadows

Westwood Meadows

Westlake, OH 44145 (15.82 miles)

Price: From $750

(440) 499-7686

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1½

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High Point In The Park Apartments

High Point In The Park Apartments

Elyria, OH 44035 (5.76 miles)

Price: $585-$720

(440) 499-7723

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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