About Wadsworth

The City of Wadsworth is proud to be the 3rd fastest growing city in Northeast Ohio and the 4th fastest growing city in the state. We offer a friendly atmosphere with big city amenities, including municipally-owned electric, Internet, and cable services. Wadsworth is a charming mix of families who have lived here for generations and families who have recently discovered this blossoming city.

Events & Resident Activities

Resident activities revolve around the Wadsworth City Schools, businesses, churches, and numerous civic organizations, including the very active Main Street Wadsworth, and the Chamber of Commerce. Throughout the year, the downtown hosts many events, including the Blue Tip Parade and Festival, the Taste of Wadsworth, Oktoberfest, the Matchstick Races, a farmers market, concerts, and more.

North End & East Side of Wadsworth

The “North End” of the city offers extensive retail stores, including both local establishments and national chains, and continues to expand to serve the needs of our growing population. Overnight accommodations are available at any of our three hotels.

The east side of Wadsworth features one of the area’s last remaining drive-in movie theaters and the Wadsworth Community Center- a new, 450,000 square foot complex that is home to the Wadsworth High School, the Wadsworth YMCA, WCTV, Summa Health System, the Soprema Senior Center, Soprema Café, and the Grizzly Outdoor Pool.


The city hosts several industrial parks, primarily located in the south and west end, including commercial and industrial construction services, chemical processing and polymeric grinding companies, plastic molding manufacturers, computer networking services, and many more.

Parks & Recreation

Wadsworth provides over 200 acres of parks, creating a healthy and fun atmosphere for recreation and relaxation. Park users can hike trails, use playground equipment, rent shelters, go fishing, bike or walk the new Inter Urban Trail, go ice skating, and play basketball, baseball, volleyball, tennis, and disc golf.

Wadsworth is a unique city in today’s world, embracing our history and looking ahead to the future, making it a great place to live and work.