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Welcome to Akin ...
Although we found mention of Akin during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Akin was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..
While we are confident that Akin was located in Stephens County, we don't know its actual location within the county.
We've added Akin to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Akin - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Akin, please Contact Us.
Time Zone: The area where we believe that Akin might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
We believe that Akin would be found within the (706) and (762)<2> area codes.
Communities Also Named Akin ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Akin: This one is located in Stephens County and the other is located in Wayne County.
Beyond Georgia, there are 6 communities that are also named Akin - they are located in Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, New York and Oregon.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Akin.
Adding Akin to Our Gazetteer ...
Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Akin was on a map titled Map of Georgia (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Akin on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1915.
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Akin on our Genealogy Page.
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This page was last modified: 17 Apr 2022