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Town of Akan, Wisconsin

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The location of Town of Akan

Welcome to Akan ...

The Town of Akan is located in Richland County.

The location of Akan has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, the Town of Akan has a population of 395 people<2> (see below for details).

Akan is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Akan: (608)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Akan had a population of 403 people. This makes Akan the county's 18th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 403 people, the population of Akan decreased 9.23% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 444 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Akan had an population of 395 people. This is a decrease of 1.99% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.04% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Akan.

Communities near Akan ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2018
Boscobel   [Map]   3,139   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Buena Vista   [Map]   1,836   E   18 miles [29 km]
Clayton   [Map]   918   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Franklin   [Map]   1,177   NW   18 miles [29 km]
La Farge   [Map]   758   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Muscoda   [Map]   784   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Akan.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Akan. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Akan. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Akan.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Akan:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Akan ...

Looking for more information about Akan? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Richland County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Richland County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Akan.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Akan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Akan) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Akan. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Akan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Akan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3316, Longitude: -90.6051     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Akan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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