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Welcome to Avenal ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Avenal has a population of 13,496 people<2> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Avenal, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated September 11, 1979.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Avenal: A Spanish term, meaning an oat field or a field sown with oats.
Avenal is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Avenal lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Avenal lies within the (559) area code.
The ZIP code for Avenal: 93204<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Avenal had an population of 13,496 people. This is a decrease of 12.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.03% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Avenal had a population of 15,505 people (or 10.14% of the total population of Kings County). This makes Avenal the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Avenal represents 0.04% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 320th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 15,505 people, the population of Avenal increased 5.66% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 14,674 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Avenal.
Communities Also Named Avenal ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two California communities named Avenal: This one is located in Kings County and the other is located in San Luis Obispo County.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Avenal.
Communities near Avenal ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Avenal.
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 Avenal. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avenal.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Avenal. 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 Avenal.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Avenal. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Avenal.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avenal ...
Looking for more information about Avenal? 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 Avenal, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Avenal.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Kings County: www.countyofkings.com/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 14 Jun 2021