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Avery, California

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Welcome to Avery ...

Avery is located in Calaveras County<1>.

Avery is 3,380 feet [1,030 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Avery is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Avery lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Avery lies within the (209) area code.

The ZIP code for Avery: 95224<3>

Communities Also Named Avery ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Avery - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan (2), Missouri (3), Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2) and Texas.

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

Communities near Avery ...

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

  • Sonora [Tuolumne County]
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    • Sonora [Tuolumne County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Avery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,833 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sonora<5>
  • Angels [Calaveras County]
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    • Angels [Calaveras County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Avery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,963 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Angels have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Angels City [Calaveras County]
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    • Angels City [Calaveras County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Avery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Angels City came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
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  • Big Trees [Calaveras County]
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    • Big Trees [Calaveras County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Avery
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sheep Ranch [Calaveras County]
    • Murphys [Calaveras County]
    • Cave City [Calaveras County]
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      • Cave City [Calaveras County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Avery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cave City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Dorrington [Calaveras County]
    • Douglas Flat [Calaveras County]
    • Camp Connell [Calaveras County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avery ...

Looking for more information about Avery? 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 Avery, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Avery.

Adding Avery to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Avery in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Avery was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Avery on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Calaveras, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avery - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 community (such as Avery). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Avery or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Avery) 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 Avery. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AveryOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2049, Longitude: -120.3695    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






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