Barberton (bärˈbərtən) [key], city (1990 pop. 27,623), Summit co., NE Ohio, an industrial suburb of Akron, on the Tuscarawas River; inc. 1892. Rubber products, metal- and ironwork, boilers, and insulation are among its manufactures. Lake Anna highlights the city's center.
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