Economic Development


It is essential for communities to create and maintain a brand that connects to an authentic and unique experience that is constantly delivered. Marketing is important for communities as they compete for businesses, residents and visitors. Our goal with this community branding and brand development project is to complete a unique and memorable identity for Wadsworth and market this to the surrounding area.

Please help us by visiting here to fill out a quick survey about how you view Wadsworth. A paper copy of the survey will be included in your next utility bill and can be returned with your payment or delivered to City Hall, Attn: Danielle Rich.

Wadsworth Ohio on the map

The City of Wadsworth prides itself on being a Business Friendly Community. The city's administration and staff strive to make opening and operating a business in Wadsworth as easy as possible. Wadsworth's location and easy access make it an excellent choice for industry and commercial opportunities. The city has regional appeal with the ease of travel to Akron, Cleveland, Youngstown and Columbus. I-76 runs through Wadsworth allowing quick access to I-71, I-77 and the Ohio Turnpike. Air travel is convenient with Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, Akron Canton Regional Airport and the Wadsworth Municipal Airport.

Wadsworth is a unique city in today's world, retaining much of what is best about the past while it embraces the future, making it a great place to live and work.

Click on the following links to find more information about relocating to Wadsworth, Ohio.

Quality of Life


The 2015 Wadsworth Magazine and Community Guide View the 2015 Wadsworth Magazine and Community Guide
Akron Magazine, March 2012 Issue See why Wadsworth is a great place to live, work and play

For more information, please feel free to contact Harry Stark at or 330-335-2707