Barberton Real Estate
Best known as the “The Magic City” located adjacent to Akron in Summit County is Barberton. Ohio Columbus Barber an industrialist founded Barberton in 1891. In the Center of the City is Lake Anna, named after Barber’s daughter Anna Laura Barber. Barberton became the “Magic City” because of its population growth during the formative industrial years with immigration from eastern and southern Europe.
Servicing 3700 students from grades K-12 Barberton City School District was rated Excellent in 2012 by the State of Ohio.
Some attractions to Barberton are: Lake Anna Gazebo Summer Concert Series, Cherry Blossom Festival, Mum Festival, 16 neighborhood parks, the Magical Theatre Company for Children (there are only six in the country.
Barberton Chicken, also known Serbian Fried Chicken, has made this city “Chicken Capital – Fried Chicken Capital” of the World. A traditional chicken dinner in Barberton is: four pieces of fried chicken, cole slaw, hot sauce, and fries.
Population 26,550 2010 Census
Average Home Cost is $78,100