Riveredge Twp. - formed in 1926 from Brookpark Village.It went into default in 1978 and was uninhabited from 1986 on.In 1996 it was divided between Cleveland and Fairview Park with FP gaining the portion occupied by NASA and Cleveland gaining the rest.
Rockport Twp. - formed in 1819.In 1871 East Rockport was formed in the NE part of the township and on 1/31/1889 it became Lakewood Hamlet.On 12/19/1891 all the land west of the river became Rocky River Hamlet.On 3/05/1900 Rockport Twp. was officially renamed Westpark Twp.
Rocky River Hamlet incorporated as a village on 5/04/1903. Lakewood Hamlet incorporated as a village on the same day. Lakewood incorporated as a city in 1911.
Rocky River Village became Rocky River Twp. on 2/17/1904, eliminating any vestiges of Rockport Township govt.
On 4/20/1910 the south part of Rocky River became Goldwood Twp.Part of Goldwood was annexed to Rocky River on 7/14/1910.Fairview Village was established out of Goldwood in Sept. 1910 and only a small corner remained as Goldwood.Southern part of Goldwood became Parkview Village in 1925 and the last remaining part of Goldwood was annexed to Rocky River in 1926.Village of Fairview Park became city of Fairview Park in 1951.Parkview was annexed to Fairview Park in 1967.
Westpark Twp. - Formed in 1900.In 1902 Rockport Village is incorporated within Westpark Twp., as is Linndale.The NW corner of West Park Twp. was annexed to Lakewood in 1919. The rest of West Park was annexed by Cleveland in 1922.
Brooklyn Twp. - formed in 1818.
Middleburgh Twp. - formed around 1818.In 1850 it incorporated Berea.In 1914, the north end of the twp. seceded & formed the Village of Brookpark.
The following townships were assigned range and township nos. in 1810.Most of them then gained names in the 1818-1820 period:Dover Twp. (now part of Westlake and Bay Village), Olmsted Twp., Rockport Twp., Middleburg Twp., Strongsville Twp., Brooklyn Twp., Parma Twp., Royalton Twp., Cleveland Twp., Newburgh Twp. Independence Twp., Brecksville Twp., Euclid Twp., Warensville Twp., Bedford Twp., Mayfield Twp., Orange Twp., and Solon Twp.
All of the above info. was taken from the book "From Rockport to West Park" by Ralph Pfingsten.