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Welcome to Avra ...

Avra is located in Pima County.

The location of Avra has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Avra is 2,200 feet [671 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Avra is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Avra: (520)

Communities Also Named Avra ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arizona communities named Avra: This one is located in Pima County and the other is located in Pinal County.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Avra.

Communities near Avra ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Avra.

  • Tucson [Pima County]
  • Marana [Pima County]
  • Oro Valley [Pima County]
  • South Tucson [Pima County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Tucson
    • South Tucson [Pima County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast of Avra
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Tucson
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cortaro [Pima County]
    • Rillito [Pima County]
    • Avra Valley [Pima County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Avra Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avra Valley
      • Avra Valley [Pima County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest of Avra
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avra Valley
    • Tortolita [Pima County]
    • Flowing Wells [Pima County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flowing Wells have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flowing Wells
      • Flowing Wells [Pima County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the east of Avra
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flowing Wells
    • Tucson Estates [Pima County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tucson Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tucson Estates
      • Tucson Estates [Pima County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast of Avra
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tucson Estates

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 Avra. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avra.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Avra. 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 Avra.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Avra. See our Newspapers Page for Avra.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avra ...

Looking for more information about Avra? 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.

Looking for more information about Avra? 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 Avra, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Avra.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Avra. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Pima County: www.co.pima.az.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avra - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Avra) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avra. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3279, Longitude: -111.2182       In this case, the coordinates for Avra have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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