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Welcome to Avalon Park ...

Avalon Park is located in Jefferson County<1>.

The location of Avalon Park has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Avalon Park is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Avalon Park lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Avalon Park lies within the (205) area code.

Communities Also Named Avalon Park ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Avalon Park - they are located in Illinois, Maryland, Missouri and Ontario.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Avalon Park.

Communities near Avalon Park ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Avalon Park.

  • Birmingham [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birmingham
    • Birmingham [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Avalon Park
    • Estimated population in 2018: 209,880 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birmingham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Birmingham<5>
  • Hoover [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoover
    • Hoover [Jefferson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Avalon Park
    • Estimated population in 2018: 85,108 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoover<5>
  • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vestavia Hills
    • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Avalon Park
    • Estimated population in 2018: 34,461 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vestavia Hills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vestavia Hills<5>
  • Alabaster [Shelby County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alabaster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alabaster
    • Alabaster [Shelby County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Avalon Park
    • Estimated population in 2018: 33,340 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alabaster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alabaster<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Homewood [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homewood
      • Homewood [Jefferson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Avalon Park
      • Estimated population in 2018: 25,397 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homewood<5>
    • Pelham [Shelby County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelham
      • Pelham [Shelby County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Avalon Park
      • Estimated population in 2018: 23,744 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelham<5>
    • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Brook
      • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Avalon Park
      • Estimated population in 2018: 20,306 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Brook
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Brook<5>
    • Helena [Shelby County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helena
      • Helena [Shelby County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Avalon Park
      • Estimated population in 2018: 19,529 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helena<5>
    • Gardendale [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gardendale
      • Gardendale [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Avalon Park
      • Estimated population in 2018: 14,021 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gardendale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gardendale<5>
    • Irondale [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irondale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irondale
      • Irondale [Jefferson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Avalon Park
      • Estimated population in 2018: 12,555 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irondale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irondale<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Avalon Park. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avalon Park.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Avalon Park. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Avalon Park.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Avalon Park. See our Newspapers Page for Avalon Park.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avalon Park ...

Looking for more information about Avalon Park? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Avalon Park, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Avalon Park.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Avalon Park. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Jefferson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avalon Park - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Avalon Park) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avalon Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4307, Longitude: -86.9903       In this case, the coordinates for Avalon Park have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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