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Welcome to Avenal ...
The city of Avenal is located in Kings County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Avenal has a population of 12,440 people<1> (see below for details).
Avenal was incorporated September 11, 1979.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Avenal: A Spanish term, meaning an oat field or a field sown with oats.
The community of Avenal is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Avenal lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Avenal is located in the (559) area code.
The ZIP code for Avenal: 93204<3>
Population Details ...
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).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Avenal had an population of 12,440 people. This is a decrease of 19.77% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.22% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Avenal.
Communities near Avenal ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Avenal and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
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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.
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019