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Explore Akron in United States

Akron in the region of Ohio with its 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 12:29 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " America/New York " with a 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, and Canton. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Rochester . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Akron ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Balloon Flower

7:13 min by Mot Buchanan
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This is a relatively easy balloon flower design. I've been using it for years, it takes almost no time to make, and people are always impressed with them. It is certainly not the easiest flower, but i ..

2012 Harley-Davidson Super Low pre-owned

0:58 min by libertyohio
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1083 miles detachable luggage rack. 25.5 seat height, easy grip handlebar, longer travel suspension. ..

A Cappella Nuance - Carol of the Drum

3:39 min by ACappellaNuance
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From our highly acclaimed Holiday Extravaganza 07 Concert. Filmed in Guzzetta Recital Hall at the University of Akron. ..

The Main Event featuring Chuck Klosterman

45:40 min by AkronSummitLibrary
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The Main Event Speaker Series Thursday, October 20, 2011, 7 pm Main Library Auditorium. The Main Event welcomed one of the most popular and acclaimed writers of our time, Chuck Klosterman! Most known ..

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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.

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Located at 41.08 -81.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km 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

Akron Children's Hospital

The Akron Children's Hospital is a children's hospital located in Akron, Ohio.

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Located at 41.08 -81.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Summit County, Ohio, Children's hospitals in the United States, Hospitals in Ohio

St. Vincent – St. Mary High School

St. Vincent – St. Mary High School is a private, coed, Catholic high school located in Akron, Ohio. The school is commonly abbreviated SVSM, St. V-M, ASVSM, or STVM. However, the school's official abbreviation is STVM.

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Located at 41.09 -81.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
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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.

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Located at 41.08 -81.51 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
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James A. Rhodes Arena

James A. Rhodes Arena, commonly nicknamed "The JAR," is a basketball arena in Akron, Ohio on the campus of the University of Akron named for former Ohio governor Jim Rhodes. The arena opened in 1983 and is home to the Akron Zips men's and women's basketball teams and women's volleyball team. The new facility was six years in the making.

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Located at 41.08 -81.51 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
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