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Welcome to Akron ...
So far, we have found very little information about Akron. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Akron to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Akron, please Contact Us.
Akron would have been located within present day Independence County.
The location of Akron has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Akron referred to themselves (known as a demonym), they are believed to have used Akronite<3>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Akron is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: The area where Akron was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Communities near Akron ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Akron and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Akron.
Communities Also Named Akron ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Akron - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Utah and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Akron.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Akron:
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 18 Feb 2019