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Welcome to Avon ...
The location of Avon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Avon has a population of 506 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Avon.
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 Cedar Springs (GA)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Avon is located in the (334) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Avon had an population of 506 people. This is a decrease of 6.81% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.58% 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.
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 ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Houston County: www.houstoncounty.org/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022