Akron OH City Business Directory



Paul Williams and Simon Perkins founded the city of Akron in the year 1825. The name Akron is a Greek word which translates to ‘summit.’ Akron is a growing hub of industrial development. It has a history of tyre manufacturing which is presently also continuing. Apart from that Akron is known for a developing airship industry, biomedical research, manufacturing, education and healthcare. Some popular industries that originated in Akron are, First Energy, Huntington Bank, Gojo Industries and Charter Spectrum. Moreover, a popular tyre manufacturing industry is the Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Company which earned Akron the name of ‘Rubber Capital of the World.’ Akron experiences a humid and continental climate condition. Akron is also home to many cultural programmes and buildings where these programmes take place. Some popular function halls are, E.J Thomas Hall and Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens. These halls host many important cultural events like orchestra, broadways and so on. Akron is also known for producing cinemas that emerge from independent studios and production houses. Akron is also known for its tourist destinations and authentic American cuisine.

Akron OH is a city in USA, and on this page we provide you links of all the various businesses listed here. Following are some of the localities in Akron OH: Akron Oh, Chapel Hill Akron Oh, Downtown Akron Oh, East Akron, Elizabeth Park Valley, Ellet, Fairlawn Heights, Firestone Park