Akron is located in Summit County, Ohio. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 217,074. It is the largest city in Summit County and is the county seat .
Akron is the 88th largest city in the United States and is the 5th largest city in Ohio. It is located between Cleveland to the north and Canton to the south. The three metropolitan areas together have a combined population of about 2,900,000, making it the largest metropolitan area in the state by far.
Alcoholics Anonymous was founded in Akron in 1935.
The National Inventors Hall of Fame museum is in Akron.
Akron is the location of the annual All-American Soap Box Derby.
Akron is home to The University of Akron.
Akron is also home to Firestone Country Club, at which the PGA TOUR's WGC-NEC Invitational is annually contested.
Web Sites and Links
Akron DemographicsA detailed report compiled from 1990 census data that includes population, housing, economic and educational information.
City of Akron, OhioOfficial site lists all government departments and divisions, news, and many links to Akron services and attractions.
The Akron IndexA guide to some of the Akron area online community.
The Plains to The HillA look back at the development of the North Hill section of Akron through its people, sports, music, events, arts, entertainment, and losses in the military.
University Of Akron Police DepartmentA progressive department that embraces community oriented policing.