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Welcome to Wadsworth ...

The city of Wadsworth is located in Medina County<1>.

The location of Wadsworth has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Wadsworth: WAHDS-wurth<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wadsworth has a population of 24,153 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Wadsworth.

Wadsworth is 1,160 feet [354 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: Wadsworth lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Wadsworth: (330) & (234)<6>

Websites for Wadsworth ...

Official Website: www.wadsworthcity.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wadsworth had an population of 24,153 people. This is an increase of 11.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 31% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wadsworth had a population of 21,567 people (which is 12.51% of the total population of Medina County). This makes Wadsworth the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Wadsworth represents 0.19% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 74th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 21,567 people, the population of Wadsworth increased 16.98% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 18,437 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Wadsworth.

Communities Also Named Wadsworth ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Wadsworth - they are located in Alabama, Illinois, Kansas (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New York, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wadsworth.

Communities near Wadsworth ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wadsworth.

  • Akron [Summit County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Akron
    • Akron [Summit County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the east of Wadsworth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 195,994 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Akron
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Akron<8>
  • Cuyahoga Falls [Summit County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuyahoga Falls
    • Cuyahoga Falls [Summit County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northeast of Wadsworth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,005 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuyahoga Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuyahoga Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cuyahoga Falls<8>
  • Brunswick [Medina County]
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    • Brunswick [Medina County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the north of Wadsworth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,052 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brunswick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunswick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunswick<8>
  • Stow [Summit County]
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    • Stow [Summit County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northeast of Wadsworth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,714 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stow
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stow<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Massillon [Stark County]
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      • Massillon [Stark County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southeast of Wadsworth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,641 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Massillon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Massillon<8>
    • Wooster [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wooster
      • Wooster [Wayne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the southwest of Wadsworth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,157 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wooster
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wooster<8>
    • Medina [Medina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Medina
      • Medina [Medina County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Wadsworth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,968 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Medina have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Medina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Medina<8>
    • Barberton [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barberton
      • Barberton [Summit County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the east of Wadsworth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,815 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barberton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barberton<8>
    • Green [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green
      • Green [Summit County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the east of Wadsworth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,678 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Green<8>
    • Tallmadge [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tallmadge
      • Tallmadge [Summit County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the east of Wadsworth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,539 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tallmadge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tallmadge<8>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wadsworth. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wadsworth.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wadsworth. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Wadsworth.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wadsworth. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Wadsworth.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wadsworth ...

Looking for more information about Wadsworth? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Wadsworth, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wadsworth.

Adding Wadsworth to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Wadsworth in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Wadsworth was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Wadsworth on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wadsworth on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Ohio

About Medina County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wadsworth: www.wadsworthcity.com/

The official website for Medina County: www.co.medina.oh.us/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Medina, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Wadsworth. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wadsworth.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wadsworth - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (234) is an overlay for area code (330).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wadsworth) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wadsworth. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WadsworthOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wadsworth. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0284, Longitude: -81.7323       In this case, the coordinates for Wadsworth have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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