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Welcome to Avalon ...

Avalon is located in Dougherty County<1>.

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

Avalon is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Avalon (for example, toward Haleburg (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Avalon: (229)

Communities Also Named Avalon ...

While we believe that this Avalon is located in Dougherty County, we know of another 5 Georgia communities named Avalon. Those communities are located in the following counties: Chatham, Clayton, Franklin, Newton and Stephens County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 25 communities that are also named Avalon - they are located in California, Delaware, 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.

  • Clarks Mill [Terrell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarks Mill
    • Clarks Mill [Terrell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Avalon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,637 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarks Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarks Mill
  • Herod [Terrell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herod
    • Herod [Terrell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Avalon
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 3,384 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herod have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herod
  • Greenough [Mitchell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenough
    • Greenough [Mitchell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Avalon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,304 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenough have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenough
  • Dawson Heights [Dougherty County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dawson Heights
    • Dawson Heights [Dougherty County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Avalon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,246 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dawson Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dawson Heights
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • East Dougherty [Worth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Dougherty
      • East Dougherty [Worth County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Avalon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,398 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Dougherty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Dougherty
    • Baconton [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baconton
      • Baconton [Mitchell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Avalon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 827 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baconton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baconton<5>
    • De Witt [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Witt
      • De Witt [Mitchell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Avalon
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 154 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Witt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Witt
    • Eleanor Village [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eleanor Village
      • Eleanor Village [Dougherty County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Avalon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eleanor Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eleanor Village
    • Palmyra [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmyra
      • Palmyra [Lee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Avalon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmyra have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmyra
    • Tompkins Village [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tompkins Village
      • Tompkins Village [Dougherty County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Avalon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tompkins Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tompkins Village

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Dougherty 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 Dougherty County: www.dougherty.ga.us/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Dougherty, 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 'straight-line' 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: 31.5696, Longitude: -84.1888       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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