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Statistics & Facts

The New York state capital is Albany.
The population of Akron is approximately 2,906 (1990), 2868 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,232 (1990), 1293 (2010).
The amount of land area in Akron is 5.006 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Akron to Washington DC is 295 miles.
The distance to the New York state capital is 250 miles. (as the crow flies)
Akron is positioned 43.01 degrees north of the equator and 78.49 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

Akron was established in 1849 and is celebrating their 150th Birthday this year 1999, during our annual 4th of July Celebration.
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Akron is in the Buffalo-Niagara Falls Metropolitan area.

Rich-Twinn Octagon House, listed on National Registry of Historic Houses. Museum owned by Newstead Historical Society. Open 1st and 3rd Sundays of month, 1-3 PM. Group tours by appointment.

Hy-Wynne Arabian Horse Farm. Owned and operated by Edwin and Clarice Sutton.
Phone: (716) 542-9841

Akron Falls County Park

Historic Restoration of "Main Street" in progress. Completion date: mid-1999

Akron Municipal Electric System provides the community with dependable power to residents, businesses and industry at one or the lowest rates in New York State.

Akron Water System began in 1896. The source of water is from a reservoir system in Bennington, which includes a filtration plant owned and operated by the Village of Akron. Akron's water was voted best tasting water in Erie County in 1997. Akron's Sewer and Waste Water System provides the community with a modern, state of the art system, allowing for easy expansion and growth.
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Akron City Government

Village Officials:
(as of 8-2001)
Mayor ~ Michael Charles; Trustees ~ Barbara Burke; Carl Patterson; Peter Forrestel & Charles Yaeger
Village Clerk ~ Daniel P. Borchert

Akron Village Clerk Office
21 Main St
Akron,NY 14001-1219
Phone: 716-542-9636

Akron Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce
68 Main St
Akron,NY 14001-1240
Phone: 716-542-4050

Akron Organizations

Chamber Of Commerce
68 Main St
Akron,NY 14001-1240
Phone: 716-542-4050

Akron Libraries

Akron Public Library
50 John St
Akron, NY 14001-1020
Phone: 716-542-2327

Akron Schools

Akron Central Schools Supt.
47 Bloomingdale Ave
Akron, NY 14001-1113
Phone: 716-542-5532

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