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Welcome to Akaska ...
The pronunciation of Akaska: uh-KAS-kuh<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Akaska, you might consider that their post office opened in 1907.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Akaska has a population of 47 people<3> (see below for details).
Akaska is 1,770 feet [539 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Akaska lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Akaska (for example, toward Virginia), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).
Akaska is located in the (605) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Akaska had an population of 47 people. This is an increase of 11.9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 51.61% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Akaska had a population of 42 people. This makes Akaska the county's 7th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 42 people, the population of Akaska increased 35.48% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 31 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Akaska.
Communities near Akaska ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Akaska.
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 Akaska. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Akaska.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Akaska. 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 Akaska.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Akaska. See our Newspapers Page for Akaska.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Akaska ...
Looking for more information about Akaska? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Akaska, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Akaska.
Adding Akaska to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Akaska in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Akaska was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Akaska on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for South Dakota (1949).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Akaska.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Feb 2024