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
Coordinates: Coordinates: 41°4′23″N 81°31′4″W / 41.07306°N 81.51778°W / 41.07306; -81.51778
Country United States
State Ohio
County Summit
Founded 1825
Incorporated 1835 (village)
- 1865 (city)
 • Mayor Don Plusquellic (D)
 • City 62.4 sq mi (161.6 km2)
 • Land 62.1 sq mi (160.8 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Elevation 955 ft (291 m)
Population (2000)[1]
 • City 217,074
 • Density 3,497/sq mi (1,350.3/km2)
 • Metro 694,960
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 330/234
FIPS code 39-01000[2]
GNIS feature ID 1064305[3]
Website http://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.

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  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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