Akron, Ohio

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City of Akron
Skyline of downtown Akron
Skyline of downtown Akron
Nickname(s): 
The Rubber Capital of the World
City of Akron is located in Ohio
City of Akron
City of Akron
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CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountySummit
Founded1825
Incorporated1835 (village)
-1865 (city)
Government
 • MayorDon Plusquellic (D)
Area
 • City62.4 sq mi (161.6 km2)
 • Land62.1 sq mi (160.8 km2)
 • Water0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Elevation
955 ft (291 m)
Population
(2000)[1]
 • City217,074
 • Density3,497/sq mi (1,350.3/km2)
 • Metro
694,960
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)330/234
FIPS code39-01000[2]
GNIS feature ID1064305[3]
Websitehttp://www.ci.akron.oh.us

Akron is a large city in the U.S. state of Ohio. It is found near the Ohio & Lake Erie canal. It is home to the U.S. rubber industry, including Goodyear tires.

References[change | change source]

  1. US Census 2000 est
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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