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Welcome to Akes (aka 'Akes') ...
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).
Telephone area codes for Akes: (470)<4>, (678) and (770).
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
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Akes on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Akes ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Akes.
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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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/
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This page was last modified: 14 Jun 2021