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Akron is an unincorporated community in Harrison County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.

History

Akron was platted in 1858, and named after Akron, Ohio, the native home of a share of the first settlers. A post office called Akron was established in 1861, and remained in operation until 1908.


Coordinates: 40°31′10″N 93°49′03″W / 40.51944°N 93.81750°W / 40.51944; -93.81750

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