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Welcome to Akron ...
The city of Akron is located in Plymouth County.
The location of Akron has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Akron refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Akronite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Akron has a population of 1,461 people<3> (see below for details).
Akron is 1,150 feet [351 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Akron lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Akron: (712)
The ZIP code for Akron: 51001<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Akron had a population of 1,486 people (which is 5.95% of the total population of Plymouth County). This makes Akron the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Akron represents 0.05% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 204th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,486 people, the population of Akron has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,489 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Akron had an population of 1,461 people. This is a decrease of 1.68% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.88% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Akron.
Communities near Akron ...
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 are going to drive.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Akron.
Communities Also Named Akron ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Akron - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (4), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Utah and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Akron.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Akron:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Akron ...
Looking for more information about Akron? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Akron, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Akron.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Plymouth County: www.co.plymouth.ia.us/
The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 16 Jun 2019