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Welcome to Akin ...

Akin is located in Douglas County<1>.

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

Akin is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Akin lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Akin: (541) & (458)<4>

Communities Also Named Akin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Akin - they are located in Colorado, Georgia (2), Illinois, Kansas and New York.

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

Communities near Akin ...

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

  • Roseburg [Douglas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roseburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roseburg
    • Roseburg [Douglas County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Akin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 23,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roseburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roseburg<6>
  • Sutherlin [Douglas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sutherlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sutherlin
    • Sutherlin [Douglas County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Akin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,184 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sutherlin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sutherlin<6>
  • Winston [Douglas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winston
    • Winston [Douglas County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Akin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,511 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winston<6>
  • Myrtle Creek [Douglas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Myrtle Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Myrtle Creek
    • Myrtle Creek [Douglas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Akin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,483 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myrtle Creek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Myrtle Creek<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oakland [Douglas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakland
      • Oakland [Douglas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Akin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 954 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakland<6>
    • Melrose [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melrose
      • Melrose [Douglas County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Akin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melrose
    • Umpqua [Douglas County]
    • Green [Douglas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green
      • Green [Douglas County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Akin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green
    • Lookingglass [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lookingglass
      • Lookingglass [Douglas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Akin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lookingglass
    • Old Town [Douglas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Town
      • Old Town [Douglas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Akin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Town

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Akin ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Oregon

About Douglas County

About Oregon

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Douglas County: www.co.douglas.or.us/

The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Douglas, 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 Akin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Akin) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Akin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2904, Longitude: -123.3626       In this case, the coordinates for Akin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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