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Welcome to Avon Park ...

Avon Park is located in Jefferson County<1>.

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

Avon Park is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Avon Park is located in the (205) area code.

Communities Also Named Avon Park ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Avon Park - they are located in Florida (2), Georgia, New Jersey, Ohio and Texas.

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

Communities near Avon Park ...

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

  • Hoover [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoover
    • Hoover [Jefferson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Avon 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]
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    • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Avon 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>
  • Bessemer [Jefferson County]
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    • Bessemer [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Avon Park
    • Estimated population in 2018: 26,538 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer<5>
  • 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 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Avon Park
    • Estimated population in 2018: 25,397 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homewood<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Avon Park
      • Estimated population in 2018: 23,744 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelham<5>
    • Trussville [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trussville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trussville
      • Trussville [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Avon Park
      • Estimated population in 2018: 22,314 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trussville<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 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Avon 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 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Avon Park
      • Estimated population in 2018: 19,529 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helena<5>
    • Center Point [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center Point
      • Center Point [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Avon Park
      • Estimated population in 2015: 16,655 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Center Point<5>
    • Hueytown [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hueytown
      • Hueytown [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Avon Park
      • Estimated population in 2018: 15,380 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hueytown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hueytown<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 Avon Park. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avon Park.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Avon 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 Avon Park.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avon Park ...

Looking for more information about Avon 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 Avon Park, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Avon Park.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Avon 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 Avon Park - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Avon Park) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avon Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5462, Longitude: -86.7714       In this case, the coordinates for Avon 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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