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Welcome to Avon Park ...

The city of Avon Park is located in Highlands County (at the time of its founding, Avon Park was located in DeSoto County).

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Avon Park has a population of 10,259 people<1> (see below for details).

Avon Park is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Avon Park is located in the (863) area code.

The ZIP codes for Avon Park: 33825-33826<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Avon Park had a population of 8,836 people (or 8.94% of the total population of Highlands County). This makes Avon Park the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Avon Park represents 0.05% of the total population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 168th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,836 people, the population of Avon Park increased 3.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,542 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Avon Park had an population of 10,259 people. This is an increase of 16.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.1% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Avon Park ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016
Babson Park   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bowling Green   [Map]   2,908   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Crooked Lake Park   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
De Soto City   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Frostproof   [Map]   3,179   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Highland Park   [Map]   255   N   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Avon Park ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Florida communities named Avon Park: This one is located in Highlands County and the other is located in Broward County.

Beyond Florida, there are 6 communities that are also named Avon Park - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, New Jersey, Ohio and Texas.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Avon Park. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 Park. 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 Park.

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

Websites for Avon Park ...

Official Website: www.avonpark.cc/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avon Park ...

Looking for more information about Avon Park? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Avon Park, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Avon Park.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Avon Park. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Avon Park: www.avonpark.cc/

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Avon Park.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avon Park - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 city (such as Avon Park). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Avon Park or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Avon Park includes: 33825 & 33826.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Avon Park. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Avon Park) 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 Park. 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 Avon Park

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avon Park. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 27.5958, Longitude: -81.5062     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Avon Park.