Akron is the county seat of Summit County. It has grown with the canals to be a manufacturing center and lately (with the decline of the importance of the canals) in to a light industry and research center with miles of retail shops on all major highways.
the officila website is: %L[ http://www.ci.akron.oh.us] http://www.ci.akron.oh.us
inner city population of 200000; metro-area population of 700000.
ZIPCODE 44301-44322, 44325, 44326, 44328, 44333, 44334, 44372, 44393, 44396, 44398, 44399 is Akron in Summit County
Area Code is 234, 330
Akron is loose Greek for "summit"
nickname is "rubber capital"
actor Vaughn Monroe is from Akron