Summit county is home to Akron, the fifth largest city in Ohio. In Akron, you will find a vibrant community and a big city feel. Historically an industrial city, Akron has reinvented itself into a technology hub, with major ongoing developments. Throughout Akron you will find a wide variety of shops, museums and art galleries, restaurants, breweries, cafes, a fun nightlife, and the large Akron University, which neighbors Downtown Akron. Outside of the city you will find towns, suburbs, and rural communities, with state and national parks sewn throughout. Each town of Summit County has its own attractions and personalities. Over a half million people choose to call Summit County their home – come find out why!