About This Place
Barberton is a city in Summit County, Ohio, United States. The population was 27,899 at the 2000 census. It is a commuter town close to Akron and is part of the Metropolitan Statistical Area. The ZIP code for Barberton is 44203.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.2 square miles (23.9 km²), of which, 9.0 square miles (23.3 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²) of it (2.38%) is water.
Lake Anna, a glacial kettle lake, is a 1-acre (4,000 m2) natural spring lake that lies in the center of the original village of Barberton. It is the center of a 21-acre (85,000 m2) park named after it. Lake Anna is named for O. C. Barber's daughter Anna Laura Barber.