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Akron in the region of Ohio with it's 199,110 inhabitants is a town in United States - some 281 mi (or 453 km) North-West of Washington, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Akron is now 07:48 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "America / New York" with an UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Rochester, Akron, Arlington, Barberton, Canton or North Hill. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

-4°C / 24 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature -14°C / 7 °F
Evening Temperature -3°C / 26 °F
Night Temperature 1°C / 34 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 66%
Air Pressure 1001.7 hPa
Wind Speed with 9 km/h (5 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 36% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 23rd of January 2019
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 9°C (49 °F)
Night: -1°C (30 °F)
Thursday, 24th of January 2019
Light snow, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Light snow Day: -2°C (28 °F)
Night: -4°C (24 °F)
Friday, 25th of January 2019
Snow, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Snow Day: -0°C (32 °F)
Night: -0°C (32 °F)


Holiday Windows at Akron Children's Hosp...

01:40 min ( December 05, 2012 by AkronChildrens)
Views: 133 - Rating: 5/5

Donna and Paul Swain have volunteered at Akron Children's Hospital for more than 40 years. For the past 25 years they have painted holiday scenes on the windows at the hospital

2012 Mayor Don Plusquellic State of the ...

57:12 min ( March 03, 2012 by Akron Ohio)
Views: 152 - Rating: 5/5

The 2012 State of the City Address by Mayor Don Plusquellic March 1, 2012, at the Quaker Station at the Quaker Inn at The University of Akron. The address is co-sponsored by the Greater Akron Chamber,...

Meet the Wokojances: Babies' First Chris...

04:06 min ( December 26, 2011 by AkronChildrens)
Views: 309 - Rating: 5/5

While spending baby's first Christmas in the hospital can be a trying experience for all involved, seven-year-old NICU-grad Kamryn Wokojance and her mom Amy do their best to share a little holiday spi...

Dakota Ridge Townhomes Apartments For Re...

01:13 min ( May 26, 2009 by ApartmentHomeLiving9)
Views: 391 - Rating: 0/5

Akron apartments - Dakota Ridge Townhomes apartments for rent in Akron, OH. Get into the swing of things! Call 866. or Visit www.apartments.com for apartment prices, pictures, videos, floorplans, avai...

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Upcomming Local Events

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Milk Steaming & Latte Art Class

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Collection Tour: Stark State College Akron

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Tuesday Musical Association - Calidore Quartet

Beginning: 07:30 pm (19:30).
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Tuesday Musical

Beginning: 07:30 pm (19:30).
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"BLU-esday Tuesday" Blues Jam

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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Networking Coffee, Donuts & Conversation

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Metal Lab Safety 101, Members Only

Beginning: 06:30 pm (18:30).
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Cuyahoga Falls Toastmasters

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Boho Turtle At J. Dublin's

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Learn Real Estate Investing Akron, OH Webinar

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Interesting facts about this location

Akron Art Museum

The Akron Art Museum is an art museum in Akron, Ohio, USA. The museum first opened its doors on February 1, 1922, as the Akron Art Institute. It was located in two borrowed rooms in the basement of the public library. The Institute offered classes in arts appreciation which were organized by Edwin Coupland Shaw and his wife Jennifer Bond Shaw. It has grown considerably since that time.

More reading: Akron Art Museum homepage
Located at 41.08, -81.52 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1922 establishments in the United States, Art museums established in 1922, Art museums in Ohio, Cultural infrastructure completed in 1899, Cultural infrastructure completed in 2007, Institutions accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, Museums in Akron, Ohio

University of Akron

The University of Akron is a coeducational public research university located in Akron, Ohio, United States. The university is part of the University System of Ohio. It was founded in 1870 as a small college affiliated with the Universalist Church. In 1913 ownership was transferred to the City of Akron. In 1967 the university became a state institution. The University of Akron is regarded as a world leader in polymer research.

More reading: University of Akron homepage
Located at 41.08, -81.52 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:American Association of State Colleges and Universities, Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities, Buildings and structures in Akron, Ohio, Education in Akron, Ohio, Educational institutions established in 1870, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Public universities in Ohio, University of Akron, Visitor attractions in Akron, Ohio


Spicertown is a neighborhood within Akron, Ohio located in the area around Spicer and East Exchange Streets. Originally settled by Major Minor Spicer and his family in the years 1810-1811, Spicertown's population increased steadily over the following 25 years due to an influx of German immigrants. Due to the efforts of community leaders, Spicertown managed to escape being included within the Village of Akron during its incorporation in 1836.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 41.08, -81.52 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Akron, Ohio

Summit County, Ohio

Summit County is an urban county located in the state of Ohio, United States. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 541,781, which is a decrease of 0.2% from 542,899 in 2000. Its county seat is Akron. It was named "Summit County" because the highest elevation on the Ohio and Erie Canal is located in the county. Summit County is part of the Akron Metropolitan Statistical Area.

More reading: Summit County, Ohio homepage
Located at 41.08, -81.52 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:1840 establishments in the United States, Akron metropolitan area, Ohio counties, Populated places established in 1840, Summit County, Ohio


WVPX-TV is the Cleveland, Ohio affiliate of the Ion Television network (formerly known as Pax TV and i). It is licensed to Akron, with a transmitter located on the west side of Akron just north of Rolling Acres Mall. The station is owned by Ion Media Networks broadcasting its signal on UHF channel 23 and is the only full power Ion station in the state of Ohio.

More reading: WVPX-TV homepage
Located at 41.08, -81.52 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Channel 23 digital TV stations in the United States, ION Television Affiliates, Media in Akron, Ohio, Television channels and stations established in 1953, Television stations in Cleveland, Ohio

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