Middlebranch is an unincorporated community in northeastern Plain Township, Stark County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 44652. The community is part of the Canton–Massillon Metropolitan Statistical Area. The area is mostly residential, with notable amounts of land being used for farming as well. Trains from the Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway often run through the area carrying loads of scrap metal bound for other Ohio cities.
A post office called Middle Branch was established in 1844, and the name was changed to Middlebranch in 1893. The community takes its name from the nearby Middle Branch Nimishillen Creek.
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