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Akron is an unincorporated community in northeast Harrison County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. The community is on Missouri Route O approximately six miles north-northwest of Cainsville and six miles east-northeast of Blythedale. The Thompson River flows past one-half mile to the east.


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.

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