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Welcome to Akersville ...

Akersville is located in Monroe County<1>.

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

Akersville is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Akersville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Akersville, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Akersville is located in the (270) area code.

Communities Also Named Akersville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Akersville - it's located in Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Akersville.

Communities near Akersville ...

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

  • Difficult [Smith County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Difficult have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Difficult
    • Difficult [Smith County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Akersville
    • Estimated population in 2014: 14,993 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Difficult
  • Lafayette [Macon County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lafayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lafayette
    • Lafayette [Macon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Akersville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,332 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lafayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lafayette<5>
  • Scottsville [Allen County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsville
    • Scottsville [Allen County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Akersville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,541 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsville<5>
  • Westmoreland [Sumner County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westmoreland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westmoreland
    • Westmoreland [Sumner County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Akersville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,413 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westmoreland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westmoreland<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tompkinsville [Monroe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tompkinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tompkinsville
      • Tompkinsville [Monroe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Akersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,252 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tompkinsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tompkinsville<5>
    • Red Boiling Springs [Macon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Boiling Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Boiling Springs
      • Red Boiling Springs [Macon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Akersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,132 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Boiling Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Boiling Springs<5>
    • Gamaliel [Monroe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gamaliel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gamaliel
      • Gamaliel [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Akersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 358 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gamaliel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gamaliel<5>
    • Fountain Run [Monroe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fountain Run have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fountain Run
      • Fountain Run [Monroe County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Akersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 209 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fountain Run
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fountain Run<5>
    • Holland [Allen County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holland
      • Holland [Allen County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Akersville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holland
    • Oak Forest [Allen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Forest
      • Oak Forest [Allen County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Akersville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Forest

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Akersville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Kentucky

About Monroe County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Monroe, 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 Akersville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Akersville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Akersville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6476, Longitude: -85.9378       In this case, the coordinates for Akersville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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