Town/City
Akron
County
Portage County
State/Province
Ohio
Country
United States

Akron, Ohio

Summary

Post town located about thirty-five miles southeast of Cleveland. Laid out, by 1825. Population in 1830 about 350; in 1836 about 1,600; and in 1840 about 1,700. Located at intersection of Ohio Canal and Pennsylvania and Ohio Canal. First branch of LDS church established in town, by 1841.

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