Howard Hanna Wadsworth Office was opened in 1989 and services a marketing area throughout Medina, Summit and Wayne Counties. The office is located in the prosperous Great Oaks Plaza on the north end of town. This office has nearly 50 Realtors in its 4,600 square foot facility. It was the third office opened in Medina County. The Wadsworth Office has the largest portion of market share in listings sold in the area.
In 2008 Wadsworth was rated #6 on CNN’s 25 Best Places For Affordable Homes “For a bit of old-fashioned American fun in Wadsworth, grab some ice cream at family-owned Bidinger's, then head to the Blue Sky Drive-In for a movie. Or take the car for a half-hour trip to Lake Erie for camping, picnicking, or water sports.”
WADSWORTH: The City of Wadsworth offers the quaintness of a small town, coupled with the sophistication of a community that is progressive enough to offer its own municipally-owned electric utility and high-speed internet and cable services. Residents' activities center around the strong Wadsworth City Schools, which are rated 'Excellent with Distinction' in the State; churches; and numerous civic organizations, including a very active Chamber of Commerce and the recently established Downtown Wadsworth organization. The City is a delightful mix of families who have been part of the community for several generations, younger families who have chosen to 'move back home' to Wadsworth, and new families who have only recently discovered this special city. Wadsworth also boasts a beautiful new Recreation Center and Senior Center and the new state of the art high school, 3 elementary schools and administratives offices all opened in 2012.
NORTON: The City of Norton has a large, rentable Community Center, as well as ten beautiful public parks within its borders for residents to enjoy. The following seven parks are owned and maintained by the City: Columbia Woods Park, Frashure Park, Helmick Park, Holiday Heights Park, Loyal Oak Community Park, Williams Memorial Park and Williams Peace Park. McCafferty Park is a City of Barberton park located within Norton borders. Silver Creek Park, a Summit County Metropolitan park, is also located within the City. Lake Dorothy is a private park, but families are known to visit the Loyal Oak Lake Park for other summertime fun. The City also supports a summer recreation program that provides children with a wide assortment of activities. Organized youth sports of baseball, football / cheerleading, and soccer are highly active in the city. The following website, nortonyouthsports.com, started as a service to the community in January of 2007, is a great source for information on a variety of Norton Youth Sports Organizations.
DOYLESTOWN: Nestled in the heart of northeast Ohio, Doylestown truly reflects “Small Town America”. A bedroom community of 3,000 residents with thriving businesses, quiet neighborhoods & friendly neighbors. The “Rogues Hollow Festival” is held the first weekend of every August which includes a parade, games, food, fireworks and fun for the entire family.
RITTMAN: A Small Town with a Big Heart. The City of Rittman has more than 75 acres of parkland facilities providing a wide variety of recreational uses for residents of all ages. The 9 municipal parks range from small neighborhood facilities to Fritz Memorial park and have available 3 Little League fields, 2 lighted softball fields, a hot stove baseball field, playground, and a sled run. Rittman is ideally suited for those who enjoy open spaces, lakes, streams, woods, and recreational opportunities of all types. In addition to the City of Rittman facilities, the city is neighbor to more than 40,000 acres of metropolitans, county, state and national park and recreation areas.
BARBERTON: It's been said that Barberton is the biggest small town in the country. Discover what can make Barberton the perfect place to call home. Barberton is able to attract and retain businesses through a synergetic relationship it maintains with those businesses. There is plenty to do in our magic city! Whether you have a taste for great food, unique shopping experiences, theaters or historic tours.
SEVILLE: In the gently rolling farm land of Southern Medina County, the residents of Seville enjoy all of the advantages of rural-suburban living as well as the benefits offered by Akron and Cleveland. Settled in 1816, Seville is enhanced by many century homes and historical sites. You will find the New England heritage reflected through much of the architecture, road systems and village government. Committed to the preservation of Seville's all-American quality of life, they practice an active yet planned and controlled method of growth and development. The residents appreciate the beauty of the land and thrive on the fresh, clean air, and wonder why anyone would choose to live anywhere other than ... Seville.
LODI: Founded in 1811, Lodi is the oldest settlement in Medina County. It was originally called Harrisville, in honor of the family that founded it. It was later renamed to Lodi, the Indian chief who lived nearby; to prevent confusion with another village in Ohio. Ainsworth Street, part of the 'Downtown Circle', is named after Chief Lodi's Daughter. Lodi hosts the annual Sweet Corn Festival in the middle of July. This three-day-long event begins with a large parade through the town square. Other attractions include fair food, amusement rides, and a popular tug-of-war.
The Wadsworth Howard Hanna Office has a true sense of “Community”. Because our team loves the communities we live in, we participate in community based events; such as the Wadsworth Blue Tip Parade, which takes place every June in beautiful Downtown Wadsworth. We also participate in the Norton Cider Fest Parade, which is held every September in the Loyal Oak area of Norton.
COATS FOR KIDS: The Wadsworth office Heads up the Coat for Kids drive every November. Our office collects several hundred coats each year to keep kids in need warm over the winter months. You can help by dropping off new or gently used children's coats to the Wadsworth office in the month of November. Wadsworth won an award for collecting over 1,800 Coats for Kids in 2013! Thank you to everyone who participated to keep our kids warm this winter!
CHILDREN'S FREE CARE FUNDRAISER: Every Howard Hanna office holds a fundraiser "Choo Choo Chow Chow" for the Children's Free Care Fund every November or December. This benefits children who do not have enough healthcare coverage for the medical treatments they so desperately need. Our 2013 event was held in November at the Galaxy and was a huge success! All proceeds went to local Childrens Hospital's. Please join us to help make this a success every year. Your tax-deductible donations are always welcome.