Akron, Ohio Relocation

Situated south of Cleveland, along the Ohio-Erie Canal, Akron was the fastest growing city in America during the 19-teens and 20’s. The rubber industry attracted people from all over the world to work here. From 1910 to 1920, Akron’s population went from 69,000 to 210,000. By the mid 20’s, Akron’s population was in the three hundred thousands. Akron now has a population of over 223,000 residents.