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Welcome to Akers ...

Akers is located in the Missouri Ozarks.

Akers is located in Shannon County<1>.

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

Akers was established in 1886.

Akers is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Akers lies within the (573) area code.

Adding Akers to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Akers in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Akers elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Akers on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Akers ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Akers - they are located in California, Kentucky, Louisiana and Virginia.

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

Communities near Akers ...

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

  • Salem [Dent County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
    • Salem [Dent County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Akers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,919 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<5>
  • Licking [Texas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Licking
    • Licking [Texas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Akers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,075 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Licking have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Licking
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Licking<5>
  • Eminence [Shannon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eminence
    • Eminence [Shannon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Akers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 578 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eminence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eminence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eminence<5>
  • Summersville [Texas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summersville
    • Summersville [Texas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Akers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 490 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summersville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bunker [Dent County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bunker
      • Bunker [Dent County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Akers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 379 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bunker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bunker<5>
    • Raymondville [Texas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raymondville
      • Raymondville [Texas County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Akers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 352 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymondville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymondville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymondville<5>
    • Jadwin [Dent County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jadwin
      • Jadwin [Dent County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Akers
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jadwin
    • Darien [Dent County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Darien
      • Darien [Dent County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Akers
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Darien have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darien
    • Hartshorn [Texas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartshorn
      • Hartshorn [Texas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Akers
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartshorn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartshorn
    • Doss [Dent County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Doss
      • Doss [Dent County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Akers
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Doss

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Akers ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Missouri

About Shannon County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Shannon, 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 Akers - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Akers) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Akers. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3762, Longitude: -91.5538       In this case, the coordinates for Akers 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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