Akron Borough Hall is located at 117 South 17th Street, Akron PA 17501.
The Borough of Akron  is bordered by three other municipalities: West Earl Township to the south, Ephrata Township to the east and west, and Ephrata Borough to the north.
Akron has many amenities that contribute to a positive quality of life within and around the municipality. These include several community parks, the Warwick to Ephrata Rail Trail and accessibility to a recreation center, a community hospital, a public library and a host of religious organizations. Akron's dedicated police force, volunteer fire company, and multiple local businesses also enhance Akron residents' quality of life.
Akron was incorporated from part 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.
Nearby Towns: Denver Boro • Earl Twp • East Cocalico Twp • East Lampeter Twp • Ephrata Boro • Ephrata Twp • Lititz Boro • Manheim Twp •