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Welcome to Akron Junction ...

Akron Junction is located in Erie County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Akron Junction: Akron Jct. (or less commonly used: Akron Jctn.)

Akron Junction is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Akron Junction: (716)

Communities Also Named Akron Junction ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Akron Junction - they are located in Alabama and Ohio.

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

Communities near Akron Junction ...

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

  • Buffalo (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo
    • Buffalo lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Akron Junction and is located in Erie County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 254,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<4>
  • Amherst (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amherst
    • Amherst lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Akron Junction and is located in Erie County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 125,967 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amherst have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amherst
  • Cheektowaga (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cheektowaga
    • Cheektowaga lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Akron Junction and is located in Erie County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,452 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cheektowaga have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheektowaga
  • Tonawanda (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tonawanda
    • Tonawanda lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Akron Junction and is located in Erie County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,291 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tonawanda have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tonawanda
  • West Seneca (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Seneca
    • West Seneca lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Akron Junction and is located in Erie County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,117 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Seneca have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Seneca
  • Lancaster (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lancaster
    • Lancaster lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Akron Junction and is located in Erie County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,325 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
  • Clarence (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarence
    • Clarence lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Akron Junction and is located in Erie County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,026 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarence have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarence
  • North Tonawanda (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Tonawanda
    • North Tonawanda lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Akron Junction and is located in Niagara County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,050 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Tonawanda
  • Lockport (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lockport
    • Lockport lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Akron Junction and is located in Niagara County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,194 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lockport<4>
  • Lockport (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lockport
    • Lockport lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Akron Junction and is located in Niagara County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,834 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lockport have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockport

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Akron Junction ...

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

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The official website for Erie County: www.erie.gov/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Erie, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Akron Junction - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Akron Junction) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Akron Junction. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Akron JunctionOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Akron Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0050, Longitude: -78.5299    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.




 

 

 

 

 


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