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So far, we have found very little information about Avoca. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Avoca to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Avoca, please Contact Us.




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Our information shows that the community of Avoca is historic. The information below applies to the area where Avoca would have been located.

Time Zone: The area where Avoca was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Codes for surrounding area: (256), (938)<2>

Elevation: 600 feet [182.88 m] above sea level<3>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<4>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Avoca. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5751, Longitude: -87.5056     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Avoca have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   34° 34' 30"
Lon:   -87° 30' 20"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<5>   Old Bethel

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Avoca

GNIS ID:   149784
FIPS State / Place Code:   01 / 03340

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Avoca)


About Lawrence County

The community of Moulton is the County Seat for Lawrence County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Lawrence)

Population

2015:<6>     33,115   (3.56% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     34,339   (1.33% decrease since 2000)
2000:     34,803

Total Area:<7>   717 sq. miles [1,857.5 km²]   - of which 3.7% is water (26.52 sq. miles [68.7 km²])

Housing Units:<8>   15,229

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Lawrence

GNIS ID:   161565
FIPS State / County Code:   01 / 079

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Avoca)


About Alabama

From the US Census

Population

2015:     4,846,411   (1.39% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,779,736   (7.48% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,447,100

Websites for State of Alabama

Official Website:   www.alabama.gov/
Tourism:   www.tourism.alabama.gov/
Parks:   www.alapark.com/
Fishing:   www.outdooralabama.com/fishing-alabama/
Hunting:   www.outdooralabama.com/hunting/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Alabama

GNIS ID:   1779775
FIPS State:   01

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Avoca)

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Avoca, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Avoca.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avoca - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Avoca, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<5>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Avoca.

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<6>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2015.

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<7>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Avoca. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<8>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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