Wadsworth is a city in Medina County, Ohio, United States. Founded in 1814, it was named after General Elijah Wadsworth, a Revolutionary War hero. The population was 18,437 at the 2000 census.
The Wadsworth City School District is known in the area for its successes in athletics, and also in the arts and academics.
Wadsworth is located at 41°1′40″N 81°43′47″W / 41.02778°N 81.72972°W / 41.02778; -81.72972 (41.027867, -81.729768).