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Welcome to Avery ...
The location of Avery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Avery, you might consider that their post office opened in 1889.
Avery is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Avery lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Avery (for example, toward Etna (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Communities Also Named Avery ...
While we believe that this Avery is located in Etowah County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Avery. Those communities are located in the following counties: Jackson and Shelby County.
Beyond Alabama, there are 25 communities that are also named Avery - they are located in Arkansas, California, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan (2), Missouri (3), Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2) and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Avery.
Communities near Avery ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Avery.
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 Avery. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avery.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Avery. 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 Avery.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Avery. See our Newspapers Page for Avery.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avery ...
Looking for more information about Avery? 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 Avery, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Avery.
Adding Avery to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Avery in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Avery was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>
We also found Avery in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Avery.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Avery. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023