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Welcome to Avalon ...
The location of Avalon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Avalon has a population of 225 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Avalon.
Avalon is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Avalon lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Avalon: (706) and (762)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Avalon had an population of 225 people. This is an increase of 5.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.06% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Avalon had a population of 213 people. This makes Avalon the county's 3rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 213 people, the population of Avalon decreased 23.38% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 278 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Avalon.
Communities Also Named Avalon ...
While we believe that this Avalon is located in Stephens County, we know of another 5 Georgia communities named Avalon. Those communities are located in the following counties: Chatham, Clayton, Dougherty, Franklin and Newton 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.
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.
Adding Avalon to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Avalon 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 Avalon was on a map titled Map of Georgia (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Avalon on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1915.
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Avalon on our Genealogy Page.
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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.
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This page was last modified: 17 Apr 2022