Akron becomes a town in December of 1825. By 1836 North and South Akron incorporate into Akron with a population of 1,343. In 1879 Akron Telephonic Exchange opens, providing Akron's first 60 customers with telephone service.
The North Hill Viaduct is completed in 1922, creating the first direct connection from downtown to North Hill.
North Hill served as one of the melting pots during Akron’s expansion and soon many Italians were settling down in the area.
According to The City of Akron’s statistics there are 16,272 people living in 7,048 households.
The average household income (1999) is $40,240, which is representative of the city’s average.*
In 1931, the present North High School was built on Gorge Boulevard and housed students in grades 10-12. In 1970 a vocational wing was added. The school expanded to serve grades 9-12 in September 1972.**