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Welcome to Akes (aka 'Akes') ...

Akes is located in Polk County.

The location of Akes has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Akes is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<2>.

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).

Akes is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<3>, (678) & (770).

Communities near Akes ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Fruithurst (AL)   [Map]   281   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Piedmont (AL)   [Map]   4,618   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Aragon   [Map]   1,252   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bremen   [Map]   6,428   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Buchanan   [Map]   1,158   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cave Spring   [Map]   1,141   N   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Akes.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Akes. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Akes.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

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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>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Akes - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Of the area codes for Akes, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.

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<4>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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Akes have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Akes.

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