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Welcome to Avon ...
The location of Avon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Avon has a population of 6,511 people<3> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Avon, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated February 24, 1978.
Avon is 8,080 feet [2,463 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Avon is about 1½ mile [or ~2½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Avon lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Avon: (970)
The ZIP code for Avon: 81620<5>
Websites for Avon ...
Official Website: www.avon.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Avon had an population of 6,511 people. This is an increase of 0.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.08% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Avon had a population of 6,447 people (which is 12.35% of the total population of Eagle County). This makes Avon the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Avon represents 0.13% of the total population of Colorado (which has 5,029,196 people), making it the state's 61st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,447 people, the population of Avon increased 15.93% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,561 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Avon.
Adding Avon to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Avon 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 Avon was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Avon on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Avon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 40 communities that are also named Avon - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Montana, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Utah (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Avon.
Communities near Avon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Avon.
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 Avon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avon.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Avon. 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 Avon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Avon. See our Newspapers Page for Avon.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avon ...
Looking for more information about Avon? 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 Avon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Avon.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Avon: www.avon.org/
The official website for Eagle County: www.eagle-county.com/
The official website for State of Colorado: https://www.colorado.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Jun 2021