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Welcome to Avondale ...

Avondale is located in Jefferson County<1>.

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

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 is located in the (205) area code.

Communities Also Named Avondale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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.

  • Hoover [Jefferson County]
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    • Hoover [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 85,768 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoover<5>
  • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County]
  • Alabaster [Shelby County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alabaster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alabaster
    • Alabaster [Shelby County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,487 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alabaster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alabaster<5>
  • Bessemer [Jefferson County]
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    • Bessemer [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer<5>
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    • 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 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,377 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homewood<5>
    • 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23,911 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,635 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trussville
      • 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 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,297 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,925 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Avondale
      • 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>

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

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/

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 Avondale - 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- Avondale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avondale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5218, Longitude: -86.7780       In this case, the coordinates for Avondale 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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