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Welcome to Avon ...

The Town of Avon is located in Hartford County<1>.

The location of Avon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, the Town of Avon has a population of 18,302 people<3> (see below for details).

Avon is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Avon lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Avon is located in the (860) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Avon had an population of 18,302 people. This is an increase of 1.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Avon had a population of 18,098 people. This makes Avon the county's 22nd most populous community.

The population of Avon represents 0.51% of the total population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 83rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 18,098 people, the population of Avon increased 14.31% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 15,832 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Avon.

Communities Also Named Avon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Avon - they are located in New York and Wisconsin.

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.

  • Hartford [Hartford County]
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    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Avon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 122,587 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford
  • Hartford [Hartford County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Avon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 122,587 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
  • Waterbury [New Haven County]
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    • Waterbury [New Haven County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Avon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 108,093 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterbury
  • Waterbury [New Haven County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterbury
    • Waterbury [New Haven County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Avon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 108,093 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterbury
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    • New Britain [Hartford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Britain
      • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Avon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 72,453 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Britain
    • New Britain [Hartford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Britain
      • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Avon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 72,453 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Britain
    • Bristol [Hartford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bristol
      • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Avon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 60,032 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol
    • Bristol [Hartford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bristol
      • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Avon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 60,032 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
    • Meriden [New Haven County]
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      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Avon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 59,540 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meriden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meriden
    • Meriden [New Haven County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meriden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meriden
      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Avon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 59,540 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meriden

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Avon, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Avon.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Connecticut's counties, including Hartford, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Avon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Avon) 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 Avon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Avon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7945, Longitude: -72.8579       In this case, the coordinates for Avon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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