The Village of Akron is located in Western New York about 25 miles east of Buffalo and 50 west of Rochester. Akron was founded in 1849 and is over 150 years old. It has gone through cycles of growth and prosperity and it has a strong industrial base that provides jobs, low property taxes and supports a complex infrastructure of municipal electric, water and wastewater systems. Akron has a cross section of homes in various settings, and periods, all focused around a quaint central business district.
The Mayor and Board of Trustees have historically focused on keeping governmental costs down and establishing partnerships with surrounding municipalities wherever it is of mutual value.
Akron has it own fire and police departments that are highly respected. A New York State police presence is located within village limits. Akron has a planning board and a zoning board for resident and business property owner protection.
Above all, Akron is a warm friendly place, a place to take a walk on a warm summer night and just enjoy the community spirit. Akron is truly a special place to live, work, establish a business and enjoy!
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