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Communities Also Named Akron ...

We have found eighteen communities that share the name Akron.

Within Ontario, the name Akron is unique.

Beyond Ontario, we know of another eighteen communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Hale County
      • This Akron is located in Hale County and lies 1,122 miles [1,805.7 km]<1> to the south.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hale County community of Akron.
    • Arkansas
      • Independence County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Akron [Independence County].
    • Colorado
      • Washington County
      • This Akron is located in Washington County and lies 1,112 miles [1,789.6 km]<1> to the west southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Akron.
    • Illinois
      • Peoria County
      • This Akron is located in Peoria County and lies 614 miles [988.1 km]<1> to the south southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Peoria County community of Akron.
    • Indiana
      • Fulton County
      • This Akron is located in Fulton County and lies 550 miles [885.1 km]<1> to the south.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fulton County community of Akron.
    • Iowa
      • Plymouth County
      • This Akron is located in Plymouth County and lies 729 miles [1,173.2 km]<1> to the west southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Plymouth County community of Akron.
    • Kansas
      • Cowley County
      • This Akron is located in Cowley County and lies 1,026 miles [1,651.2 km]<1> to the southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cowley County community of Akron.
      • Dickinson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Akron [Dickinson County].
      • Douglas County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Akron [Douglas County].
      • Kingman County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Akron [Kingman County].
    • Michigan
      • Tuscola County
      • This Akron is located in Tuscola County and lies 369 miles [593.8 km]<1> to the south.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tuscola County community of Akron.
    • Mississippi
      • Kemper County
      • This Akron is located in Kemper County and lies 1,139 miles [1,833 km]<1> to the south southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kemper County community of Akron.
    • Missouri
      • Harrison County
      • This Akron is located in Harrison County and lies 748 miles [1,203.8 km]<1> to the southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Harrison County community of Akron.
    • Nebraska
      • Boone County
      • This Akron is located in Boone County and lies 843 miles [1,356.7 km]<1> to the west southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Boone County community of Akron.
    • New York
      • Erie County
      • This Akron is located in Erie County and lies 487 miles [783.8 km]<1> to the southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Erie County community of Akron.
    • Ohio
      • Summit County
      • This Akron is located in Summit County and lies 555 miles [893.2 km]<1> to the south southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Summit County community of Akron.
    • Utah
      • Salt Lake County
      • This Akron is located in Salt Lake County and lies 1,464 miles [2,356.1 km]<1> to the west southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Salt Lake County community of Akron.
    • West Virginia
      • Tyler County
      • This Akron is located in Tyler County and lies 675 miles [1,086.3 km]<1> to the south southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tyler County community of Akron.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Akron ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Dana
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dana
    • Dana lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Akron
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dana came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
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  • Dishnish
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dishnish
    • Dishnish lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Akron
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dishnish came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dishnish
  • Fire River
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fire River
    • Fire River lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the east of Akron
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fire River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fire River
  • Price
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Price
    • Price lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Akron
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Price came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
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How Far From Akron to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Akron to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Akron and extending to:

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 462 miles [743.5 km]<1> to the east southeast (ESE). If you could drive a straight line from Akron to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 27 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 18 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,726 miles [9,215.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,477 miles [10,423.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,379 miles [7,047.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Akron) 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. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AkronOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Akron. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.9033, Longitude: -84.1169    
<2>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Akron, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Akron could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<4>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<5>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<6>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Akron to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 311.701 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 309.287 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.237 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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