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Welcome to Akes (aka 'Akes') ...

Akes is located in Polk County<1>.

The location of Akes has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The community of Akes has also been called Akes.

Akes is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Akes lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Akes (for example, toward Piedmont (AL)), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area Codes for Akes: (470)<4>, (678) & (770)

Communities near Akes ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Akes.

  • Cedartown [Polk County]
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    • Cedartown [Polk County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Akes
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,980 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedartown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedartown<6>
  • Bremen [Haralson County]
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    • Bremen [Haralson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Akes
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,818 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bremen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bremen<6>
  • Rockmart [Polk County]
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    • Rockmart [Polk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Akes
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,492 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockmart have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockmart
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockmart<6>
  • Piedmont [Calhoun County]
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    • Piedmont [Calhoun County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Akes
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,470 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piedmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piedmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piedmont<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Seney [Polk County]
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      • Seney [Polk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Akes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,412 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seney
    • Tallapoosa [Haralson County]
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      • Tallapoosa [Haralson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Akes
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,231 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tallapoosa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tallapoosa<6>
    • Aragon [Polk County]
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      • Aragon [Polk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Akes
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,374 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aragon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aragon<6>
    • Buchanan [Haralson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buchanan
      • Buchanan [Haralson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Akes
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,196 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buchanan<6>
    • Cave Spring [Floyd County]
    • Robealou Acres [Floyd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robealou Acres
      • Robealou Acres [Floyd County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Akes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 973 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robealou Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robealou Acres

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Akes. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Akes.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Akes. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Akes.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Akes. See our Newspapers Page for Akes.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Akes ...

Looking for more information about Akes? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Akes, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Akes.

Adding Akes to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Akes in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Akes was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1915.

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Akes on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Akes. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Polk County: www.polkcountygeorgia.us/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Polk, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Akes - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Akes, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Akes) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Akes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9673, Longitude: -85.3180       In this case, the coordinates for Akes have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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