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Avon Park, Florida
Welcome to Avon Park ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Avon Park has a population of 10,689 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Avon Park.
Avon Park is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Avon Park lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Avon Park is within the (863) area code.
The ZIP codes for Avon Park: 33825-33826<4>
Websites for Avon Park ...
Official Website: www.avonpark.cc/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Avon Park had an population of 10,689 people. This is an increase of 20.97% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 25.13% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Avon Park had a population of 8,836 people (which is 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 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 (with a count of 8,542 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Avon Park.
Adding Avon Park to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Avon Park in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Avon Park was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Avon Park on our Genealogy Page.
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.
Communities near Avon Park ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Avon Park.
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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avon Park.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Avon Park.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Avon Park. See our Newspapers Page for Avon Park.
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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Avon Park.
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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/
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This page was last modified: 14 Jun 2021