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Akron, Illinois
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Country United States
State Illinois
County Peoria
722 ft (220 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 309
GNIS feature ID 422393

Akron is an unincorporated community in Peoria County, in the U.S. state of Illinois.


Akron was made a railroad station in 1901 when the Chicago and North Western Railway was extended to that point. A large share of the early settlers being natives of Akron, Ohio, caused the name to be selected.

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