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Welcome to Avalon ...

Avalon is located in Newton County<1>.

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

Avalon is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area Codes for Avalon: (470)<4>, (678) and (770)

Communities Also Named Avalon ...

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

  • Milstead [Rockdale County]
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    • Milstead [Rockdale County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Avalon
    • Estimated population in 2018: 39,217 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milstead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milstead
  • Whitehouse [Henry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehouse
    • Whitehouse [Henry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Avalon
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 6,792 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehouse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehouse
  • East Wood [Newton County]
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    • East Wood [Newton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Avalon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,725 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Wood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Wood
  • Newton Woods [Newton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newton Woods
    • Newton Woods [Newton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Avalon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 575 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton Woods
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mansfield Estates [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mansfield Estates
      • Mansfield Estates [Newton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northeast of Avalon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 442 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mansfield Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mansfield Estates
    • Salem Branch [Newton County]
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      • Salem Branch [Newton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Avalon
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 310 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem Branch
    • Calvin [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calvin
      • Calvin [Jasper County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Avalon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 126 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calvin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calvin
    • Mansfield [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mansfield
      • Mansfield [Newton County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Avalon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mansfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mansfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansfield<6>
    • Dixie Village [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dixie Village
      • Dixie Village [Newton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Avalon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dixie Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dixie Village
    • Dixie [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dixie
      • Dixie [Newton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Avalon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dixie

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 Newton 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 Newton County: www.co.newton.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 Newton, 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>Of the area codes for Avalon, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>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 drawn 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: 33.4932, Longitude: -83.8099       In this case, the coordinates for Avalon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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