Solon is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, and is an affluent suburb of Cleveland in the Northeast Ohio Region, the 14th largest Combined Statistical Area in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 23,348. In 2011, the city was listed by Money as 3rd in its list of "Best Places to Live." In 2009, the city was listed by Money as 23rd in its list of "Best Places to Live." Despite their similar names, Solon is not adjacent to South Solon, Ohio, a village located in Madison County in Central Ohio, approximately 35 miles west of Columbus. The two "Solons"are approximately 170 miles apart.