Akron, New York is a village in Erie County, New York, United States. The name means a high place. It is part of the BuffaloNiagara Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area. The Village of Akron is located in the Town of Newstead on the west and north slopes of a hill. NY 93 passes through the village.
- The Rich-Twinn Octagon House, an example of this unusual style of architecture, is open to the public. The Newstead Historical Society also operates the Knight-Sutton Museum with exhibits of local history and culture.
- A popular spot for social gathering in Akron is Russell Park, which was put in an Akron's founder's will to be a park forever or returned to his next of kin. At one point in time, where the gazebo is now, there used to be a fountain. Due to the cost of upkeep, the fountain was removed and replaced with the Akron gazebo.
- Akron is home to one school, Akron Central School, which includes all students, pre-K to 12 in its one building.
- U.S. Post Office (Akron, New York), a historic post office building.
- Akron Fire Company serves the most of the Village of Akron and portions of the Town of Newstead.
- Newstead Fire Company serves most of the Town of Newstead and portions of the Village of Akron. It has the second largest fire district in Erie county (after the Buffalo Fire Department).
- Perry's Ice Cream and Ford Gum are both based in Akron.