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Welcome to Avon ...

The town of Avon is located in Houston County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Avon has a population of 503 people<3> (see below for details).

Avon is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Avon (for example, toward Colquitt (GA)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The telephone area code for Avon: (334)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Avon had an population of 503 people. This is a decrease of 7.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.94% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Avon had a population of 543 people. This makes Avon the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Avon represents 0.01% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 325th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 543 people, the population of Avon increased 16.52% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 466 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Avon.

Communities Also Named Avon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 40 communities that are also named Avon - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Montana, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Utah (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Avon ...

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

  • Dothan [Houston County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dothan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dothan
    • Dothan [Houston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Avon
    • Estimated population in 2018: 68,247 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dothan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dothan<6>
  • Headland [Henry County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Headland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Headland
    • Headland [Henry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Avon
    • Estimated population in 2018: 4,714 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Headland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Headland<6>
  • Taylor [Houston County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylor
    • Taylor [Houston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Avon
    • Estimated population in 2018: 2,383 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor
  • Midland City [Dale County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midland City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midland City
    • Midland City [Dale County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Avon
    • Estimated population in 2018: 2,350 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midland City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midland City<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kinsey [Houston County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinsey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kinsey
      • Kinsey [Houston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,220 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kinsey
    • Malone [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Malone
      • Malone [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,170 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Malone
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Malone<6>
    • Slocomb [Geneva County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slocomb have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slocomb
      • Slocomb [Geneva County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,909 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slocomb
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slocomb<6>
    • Rehobeth [Houston County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rehobeth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rehobeth
      • Rehobeth [Houston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,574 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rehobeth
    • Malvern [Geneva County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Malvern have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Malvern
      • Malvern [Geneva County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,438 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Malvern
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Malvern<6>
    • Webb [Houston County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webb have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Webb
      • Webb [Houston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,436 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webb
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Webb<6>

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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avon.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Houston County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Houston County: www.houstoncounty.org/

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 Houston, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Avon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Avon) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Avon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Avon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1804, Longitude: -85.2794       In this case, the coordinates for Avon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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