As of the Census estimate, the city proper had a total population of ,, making it the th largest city in the United States. The Greater Akron area , covering Summit and Portage counties, had an estimated population of , The name is derived from the Greek word signifying a summit or high point. It was briefly renamed South Akron after Eliakim Crosby founded nearby North Akron in , until both merged into an incorporated village in
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The pageant is held annually, during the "Miss Ohio Festival" week, at the historic 1, seat Renaissance Theatre originally named the Ohio Theatre in Mansfield. Ohio representatives have won the Miss America pageant six times, joining California , and Oklahoma as the only states with six crowns. New York has the most winners with seven. Ohio is the only state to have a contestant who won the Miss America title twice:. The Miss Ohio pageant played a significant role in the saving of the Ohio Theatre and its renovation into the Renaissance Theatre.