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Welcome to Avondale ...
The location of Avondale has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Avondale, you might consider that their post office opened in 1886.
Avondale is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Avondale lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Avondale lies within the (205) area code.
Communities Also Named Avondale ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 61 communities that are also named Avondale - they are located in Arizona, Colorado, Florida (3), Georgia (6), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, New Brunswick, New Jersey, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (8), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina (4), Tennessee (5), Texas (2), Utah, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Avondale.
Communities near Avondale ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Avondale.
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 Avondale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avondale.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Avondale. 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 Avondale.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Avondale. See our Newspapers Page for Avondale.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avondale ...
Looking for more information about Avondale? 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 Avondale, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Avondale.
Adding Avondale to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Avondale in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Avondale was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>
We also found Avondale in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Avondale.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Avondale. 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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 23 Sep 2023