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(Newton County)

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Welcome to Avalon ...

Avalon is located in Newton County.

The location of Avalon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Avalon is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Avalon: (470)<3>, (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.

  • McDonough [Henry County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McDonough have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McDonough
    • McDonough [Henry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Avalon
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonough
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McDonough
  • Conyers [Rockdale County]
  • Covington [Newton County]
  • Locust Grove [Henry County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Locust Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Locust Grove
    • Locust Grove [Henry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest of Avalon
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Locust Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Locust Grove
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jackson [Butts County]
    • Social Circle [Walton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Social Circle have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Social Circle
      • Social Circle [Walton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast of Avalon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Social Circle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Social Circle
    • Monticello [Jasper County]
    • Oxford [Newton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxford
      • Oxford [Newton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north of Avalon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford
    • Porterdale [Newton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Porterdale have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Porterdale
      • Porterdale [Newton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest of Avalon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Porterdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Porterdale
    • Walnut Grove [Walton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Grove
      • Walnut Grove [Walton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the north of Avalon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Grove

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.

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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Newton County

About Georgia

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>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avalon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Of the area codes for Avalon, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<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: 33.4932, Longitude: -83.8099       In this case, the coordinates for Avalon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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