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Akron, Ohio




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Country United States
State Ohio
County Summit
Founded 1825
Incorporated 1835 (village)
- 1865 (city)
Government
 • Mayor Don Plusquellic (D)
Area
 • 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

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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