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Welcome to Avalon ...

Avalon is located in New Castle County<1>.

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

Avalon is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Avalon: (302)

Communities Also Named Avalon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Avalon - they are located in California, Georgia (6), Indiana, Louisiana (2), Maryland (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Avalon ...

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

  • Wilmington [New Castle County]
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    • Wilmington [New Castle County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Avalon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 70,376 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmington<5>
  • Newark [New Castle County]
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    • Newark [New Castle County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Avalon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,849 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newark<5>
  • Chester [Delaware County]
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    • Chester [Delaware County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Avalon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,692 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester<5>
  • West Chester [Chester County]
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    • West Chester [Chester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Avalon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,048 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Chester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Chester<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elkton [Cecil County]
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      • Elkton [Cecil County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Avalon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,665 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkton<5>
    • Downingtown [Chester County]
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      • Downingtown [Chester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Avalon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,419 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Downingtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downingtown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downingtown<5>
    • Brookhaven [Delaware County]
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      • Brookhaven [Delaware County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Avalon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,053 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookhaven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookhaven<5>
    • Ridley Park [Delaware County]
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      • Ridley Park [Delaware County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Avalon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,067 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridley Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridley Park<5>
    • Prospect Park [Delaware County]
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      • Prospect Park [Delaware County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Avalon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,489 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prospect Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prospect Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prospect Park<5>
    • Swarthmore [Delaware County]
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      • Swarthmore [Delaware County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Avalon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,372 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swarthmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Swarthmore<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avalon ...

Looking for more information about Avalon? 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 Avalon, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Avalon.

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About New Castle County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for New Castle County: www.co.new-castle.de.us/

The official website for State of Delaware: https://delaware.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Delaware's counties, including New Castle, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avalon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Avalon) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avalon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7307, Longitude: -75.6219       In this case, the coordinates for Avalon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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