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Akeley, Minnesota

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Welcome to Akeley ...

The pronunciation of Akeley: AY-klee<1>

The city of Akeley is located in Hubbard County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Akeley has a population of 430 people<2> (see below for details).

Akeley is 1,420 feet [433 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Akeley: (218)

The ZIP code for Akeley: 56433<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Akeley had a population of 432 people. This makes Akeley the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 432 people, the population of Akeley increased 4.85% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 412 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Akeley had an population of 430 people. This is a decrease of 0.46% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.37% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Akeley.

Communities near Akeley ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<5>.

Community   2016
Ah-gwah-ching   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Backus   [Map]   248   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Benedict   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hackensack   [Map]   312   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lake George   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Laporte   [Map]   114   N   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Akeley.

Communities Also Named Akeley ...

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

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Akeley. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Akeley. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Akeley. Our list includes 11 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Akeley:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Akeley ...

Looking for more information about Akeley? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Akeley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Akeley.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Akeley. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Akeley.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Akeley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Akeley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Akeley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Akeley. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Akeley) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Akeley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Akeley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Akeley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.0006, Longitude: -94.7280     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Akeley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Akeley.