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 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter–day Saints established in town, by 1841.

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