may refer to:
- Acton Beauchamp, Herefordshire
- Acton Bridge, Cheshire
- Acton Burnell, Shropshire
- Acton Green, Herefordshire
- Acton Pigott, Shropshire
- Acton Place, Suffolk
- Acton Reynald, Shropshire
- Acton Round, Shropshire
- Acton Scott, Shropshire
- Acton Trussell, Staffordshire
- Acton Turville, South Gloucestershire
- Acton, Alabama
- Acton, California
- Acton, Indiana
- Acton, Kentucky
- Acton, Massachusetts
- Acton, Maine
- Acton Township, Minnesota
- Acton, Montana
- Acton, North Carolina
- Acton Township, North Dakota
- Acton, New Jersey
- Acton, Tennessee
- Acton, Texas
- The Acton School of Business in Austin, Texas
- Acton State Historic Site, Texas
The people of this name include:
- John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton: Lord Acton, the Catholic historian.
- Sir John Acton, 6th Baronet, his grandfather, admiral and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Naples.
- Joseph Edward Acton (1737-1808), his great-uncle, brother of the Prime Minister
- Ferdinand Acton, his second cousin, officer in the Neapolitan Navy, attempted to intercept Garibaldi at Marsala.
- Harold Acton, his distant cousin, writer, dandy and dillettante.
- Keith Acton, former National Hockey League player.
- Edward Acton (d. 1707), British naval captain
- Thomas Acton (1662-1721), English Jesuit
- Acton, a minor character in The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks.