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Welcome to Avoca ...
The town of Avoca is located in Northwest Arkansas.
While we don't have a date for the founding of Avoca, you might consider that their post office opened in 1872.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Avoca has a population of 521 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Avoca is 1,340 feet [408 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Avoca lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Avoca lies within the (479) area code.
The ZIP code for Avoca: 72711<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Avoca had an population of 521 people. This is an increase of 6.76% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.17% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Avoca had a population of 488 people. This makes Avoca the county's 18th most populous community.
The population of Avoca represents 0.02% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 276th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 488 people, the population of Avoca increased 15.37% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 423 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Avoca.
Communities Also Named Avoca ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 25 communities that are also named Avoca - they are located in Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Avoca.
Communities near Avoca ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Avoca.
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 Avoca. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avoca.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Avoca. 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 Avoca.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Avoca. See our Newspapers Page for Avoca.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avoca ...
Looking for more information about Avoca? 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 Avoca, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Avoca.
Adding Avoca to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Avoca 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 Avoca was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Avoca on a map titled William Bradley Map (1889).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Avoca.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Avoca. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Benton County: www.co.benton.ar.us/
The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/
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