A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Avalon ...
The coastal city of Avalon is located on Santa Catalina Island.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Avalon has a population of 3,681 people<2> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Avalon, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated June 26, 1913.
The community of Avalon is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Avalon lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Avalon: (310) and (424)<4>
The ZIP code for Avalon: 90704<5>
Websites for Avalon ...
Official Website: www.cityofavalon.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Avalon had an population of 3,681 people. This is a decrease of 1.26% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.72% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Avalon had a population of 3,728 people. This makes Avalon the county's 82nd most populous community.
The population of Avalon represents 0.01% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 438th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,728 people, the population of Avalon increased 19.22% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,127 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Avalon.
Adding Avalon to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Avalon in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Avalon elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Avalon on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Avalon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Avalon - they are located in Delaware, Georgia (6), Indiana, Louisiana (2), Maryland (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Avalon.
Communities near Avalon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Avalon.
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 Avalon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avalon.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Avalon. 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 Avalon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Avalon. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Avalon.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avalon ...
Looking for more information about Avalon? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Avalon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Avalon.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Avalon: www.cityofavalon.com/
The official website for Los Angeles County: www.lacounty.info/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 07 Jun 2021