Akron, Alabama

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Akron is a town in Hale County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 521. According to the 2005 U.S. Census estimates, the town had a population of 514.[2]. It is part of the Tuscaloosa, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area. Akron has one site on the National Register of Historic Places, the Greek Revival cottage known as Tanglewood.

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Geography

Akron is located at 32°52′35″N 87°44′28″W / 32.87639°N 87.74111°W / 32.87639; -87.74111 (32.876425, -87.740978)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.4 km²), all of it land.

Nearby cities and communities

Akron lies about halfway between Moundville, Alabama(≈ 10 miles) and Eutaw, Alabama(≈ 8 miles). Interstate 59/20 provides rapid access to Meridian, Mississippi (≈ 70 miles) and Tuscaloosa (≈ 30 miles). Other nearby communities include:Greensboro, Alabama, Demopolis, Alabama and Aliceville, Alabama.

Demographics

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 521 people, 207 households, and 142 families residing in the town. The population density was 939.2 people per square mile (365.7/km²). There were 239 housing units at an average density of 430.8/sq mi (167.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 17.85% White, 81.00% Black or African American, and 1.15% from two or more races. 1.54% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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