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Welcome to Avondale ...

Avondale is located in Pueblo County.

The location of Avondale has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From Place Names in Colorado,<2> the origin of Avondale is described as "Named for Stratford-on-Avon (England)."

Avondale is 4,550 feet [1,387 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Avondale is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Avondale lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Avondale is within the boundaries of the (719) area code.

The ZIP code for Avondale: 81022<4>

Communities near Avondale ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Population
DirDistance
Boone   [Map]   358   E   5 miles [8 km]
Crowley   [Map]   164   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Fowler   [Map]   1,144   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Henkel   [Map]   ---   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lombard Village   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Olney Springs   [Map]   323   E   22 miles [35.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Avondale.

Communities Also Named Avondale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 61 communities that are also named Avondale - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Florida (3), Georgia (6), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, New Brunswick, New Jersey, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (8), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina (4), Tennessee (5), Texas (2), Utah, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Avondale. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Avondale. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Avondale.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Avondale:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avondale ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Colorado

About Pueblo County

About Colorado

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pueblo County: www.co.pueblo.co.us/

The official website for State of Colorado: https://www.colorado.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The full book title is Place Names in Colorado: Why 700 Communities were so named, 150 of Spanish or Indian origin. See our References and Mentions section for Avondale.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avondale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 Avondale). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Avondale or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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- Avondale) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Avondale. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Avondale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avondale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2375, Longitude: -104.3511     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Avondale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Avondale.

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