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Akron Borough


Akron Borough Hall is located at 117 South 17th Street, Akron PA 17501; phone: 717-859-1600.

Beginnings [1]

Akron was incorporated from Ephrata Township in 1884. First settled in 1762. The Akron Mills are located on part of a tract patented by the Proprietaries to Charles Hallocker in 1762, the year the mill was originally built. Akron has enjoyed the service of a post office from an early date.

Population in 1940 was 877.

  1. Godcharles, Frederic A., Litt.D., Chronicles of Central Pennsylvania, 1944, Lewis Historical Publishing, Inc., New York
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