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The location of Town of Avon









Welcome to Avon ...

The Town of Avon is located in Hartford County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Avon has a population of 18,352 people<2> (see below for details).

Avon is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Avon: (860)

Population Details ...

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 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 (which had a count of 15,832 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Avon had an population of 18,352 people. This is an increase of 1.4% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.92% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Avon ...

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 you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bristol   [Map]   60,223   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bristol   [Map]   60,223   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hartford   [Map]   123,400   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hartford   [Map]   123,400   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Meriden   [Map]   59,927   S   18 miles [29 km]
Meriden   [Map]   59,927   S   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

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 Avon. 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 Avon. 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 Avon.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Connecticut

About Hartford County

About Connecticut

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

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (or directions), 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Avon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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