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Welcome to Avon Park Lakes ...

Avon Park Lakes is located in Highlands County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Avon Park Lakes: Avon Park Lks.

Avon Park Lakes is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Avon Park Lakes: (863)

Communities near Avon Park Lakes ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Avon Park Lakes.

  • Lake Wales [Polk County]
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    • Lake Wales [Polk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Avon Park Lakes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,759 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Wales
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Wales<5>
  • Avon Park [Highlands County]
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    • Avon Park [Highlands County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Avon Park Lakes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,689 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avon Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Avon Park<5>
  • Sebring [Highlands County]
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    • Sebring [Highlands County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Avon Park Lakes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,600 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sebring<5>
  • Fort Meade [Polk County]
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    • Fort Meade [Polk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Avon Park Lakes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,257 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Meade<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wauchula [Hardee County]
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      • Wauchula [Hardee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Avon Park Lakes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,786 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wauchula<5>
    • Frostproof [Polk County]
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      • Frostproof [Polk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Avon Park Lakes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,261 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frostproof<5>
    • Bowling Green [Hardee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowling Green
      • Bowling Green [Hardee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Avon Park Lakes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,887 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowling Green<5>
    • Zolfo Springs [Hardee County]
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      • Zolfo Springs [Hardee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Avon Park Lakes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,773 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zolfo Springs<5>
    • Hillcrest Heights [Polk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillcrest Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillcrest Heights
      • Hillcrest Heights [Polk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Avon Park Lakes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 298 people
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    • Highland Park [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland Park
      • Highland Park [Polk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Avon Park Lakes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 220 people
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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 Park Lakes. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avon Park Lakes.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avon Park Lakes ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Florida

About Highlands County

About Florida

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Highlands County: www.hcbcc.net/

The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Highlands, 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 Avon Park Lakes - 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- Avon Park Lakes) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avon Park Lakes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 27.6284, Longitude: -81.5484       In this case, the coordinates for Avon Park Lakes 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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