|Elevation||472 ft (144 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||403371|
Akin is an unincorporated community in Franklin County, Illinois, United States. Akin is 10 miles (16 km) east of Benton. Akin had a post office, which closed on July 2, 2011. Akin is home to Akin Grade School; the school's Akin Bulldogs were the 1963 and 1984 State Basketball champions.
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