RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Avalon, Georgia
(Stephens County)

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other GA
Communities

















Welcome to Avalon ...

The town of Avalon is located in Stephens County<1>.

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 215 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

Telephone area codes for Avalon: (706) & (762)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Avalon had an population of 215 people. This is an increase of 0.94% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22.66% 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.

Adding Avalon to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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, we also found mention of Avalon elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).

We also found Avalon on a .

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Avalon on our Genealogy Page.

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.

  • Seneca [Oconee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seneca
    • Seneca [Oconee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Avalon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,533 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seneca<7>
  • Walhalla [Oconee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walhalla
    • Walhalla [Oconee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Avalon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walhalla
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walhalla<7>
  • Jarrett [Stephens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jarrett
    • Jarrett [Stephens County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Avalon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,974 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jarrett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jarrett
  • Baldwin [Banks County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baldwin
    • Baldwin [Banks County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Avalon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,414 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwin<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Westminster [Oconee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westminster
      • Westminster [Oconee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Avalon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,591 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westminster
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westminster<7>
    • Cromers [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cromers
      • Cromers [Franklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Avalon
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 639 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cromers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cromers
    • Carnes Creek [Stephens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carnes Creek
      • Carnes Creek [Stephens County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Avalon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 601 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carnes Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carnes Creek
    • Crawfords Ferry [Hart County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crawfords Ferry
      • Crawfords Ferry [Hart County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Avalon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 473 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crawfords Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crawfords Ferry
    • Hills [Habersham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hills
      • Hills [Habersham County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Avalon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hills
    • West Union [Oconee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Union
      • West Union [Oconee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Avalon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 334 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Union
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Union<7>

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 ...

Communities in Georgia

About Stephens 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 State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Stephens, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Avalon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avalon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Avalon) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Avalon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Avalon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avalon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5027, Longitude: -83.1967       In this case, the coordinates for Avalon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 11 May 2021