RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Akin, Georgia
(Wayne County)

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other GA
Communities

















Welcome to Akin ...

Akin is located in Wayne County<1>.

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

Akin is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Akin lies within the (912) area code.

Communities Also Named Akin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Akin: This one is located in Wayne County and the other is located in Stephens 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.

Communities near Akin ...

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

  • Jesup [Wayne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jesup
    • Jesup [Wayne County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Akin
    • Estimated population for 2018: 9,819 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jesup
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jesup
  • Ludowici [Long County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ludowici have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ludowici
    • Ludowici [Long County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Akin
    • Estimated population for 2018: 2,221 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ludowici
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ludowici
  • Darien [McIntosh County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Darien
    • Darien [McIntosh County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Akin
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,896 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darien
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Darien
  • Screven [Wayne County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Screven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Screven
    • Screven [Wayne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Akin
    • Estimated population for 2018: 761 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Screven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Screven
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Altamaha Park [Glynn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altamaha Park
      • Altamaha Park [Glynn County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Akin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altamaha Park
    • Credit Hill [McIntosh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Credit Hill
      • Credit Hill [McIntosh County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Akin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Credit Hill
    • Townsend [McIntosh County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Townsend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Townsend
      • Townsend [McIntosh County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Akin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Townsend
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Townsend
    • Hortense [Brantley County]
    • Waynesville [Brantley County]
    • Georgetown [Glynn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
      • Georgetown [Glynn County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Akin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown

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 Akin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Akin.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Akin. 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 Akin.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Akin ...

Looking for more information about Akin? 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 Akin, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Akin.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Georgia Community

About Wayne County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wayne County: www.co.wayne.ga.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 Wayne, 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 Akin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Akin) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Akin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4561, Longitude: -81.7043       In this case, the coordinates for Akin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 31 May 2020