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Avondale, Arizona

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Welcome to Avondale ...

The city of Avondale is located in Maricopa County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Avondale has a population of 82,881 people<1> (see below for details).

Avondale is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Avondale lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time

The area code for Avondale: (623)

The ZIP code for Avondale: 85323<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Avondale had a population of 76,238 people. This makes Avondale the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Avondale represents 1.19% of the population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 76,238 people, the population of Avondale increased 112.46% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 35,883 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Avondale had an population of 82,881 people. This is an increase of 8.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 130.98% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Avondale ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Avondale and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016
Buckeye   [Map]   64,629   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
El Mirage   [Map]   35,043   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Glendale   [Map]   245,895   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Liberty Village   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Litchfield Park   [Map]   5,766   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Peoria   [Map]   164,173   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Avondale.

Communities Also Named Avondale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 61 communities that are also named Avondale - they are located in Alabama, 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Avondale. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Avondale. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Avondale:

Websites for Avondale ...

Official Website: www.ci.avondale.az.us/

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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Avondale, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Avondale.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Avondale. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Communities in Arizona

About Maricopa County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Avondale: www.ci.avondale.az.us/

The official website for Maricopa County: www.maricopa.gov/

The official website for State of Arizona: www.az.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Avondale.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avondale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Avondale). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Avondale or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Avondale. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Avondale) 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 Avondale. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Avondale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avondale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4354, Longitude: -112.3497     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Avondale.