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Welcome to Avants ...

Avants is located in Wheeler County<1>.

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

Avants is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Avants is within the boundaries of the (912) area code.

Communities near Avants ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Avants.

  • McRae - Helena [Telfair County]
  • Eastman [Dodge County]
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    • Eastman [Dodge County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Avants
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,096 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eastman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eastman<5>
  • Ochwalkee [Wheeler County]
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    • Ochwalkee [Wheeler County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Avants
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,732 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ochwalkee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ochwalkee
  • Alamo [Wheeler County]
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    • Alamo [Wheeler County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Avants
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,301 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alamo<5>
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    • Mount Vernon [Montgomery County]
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      • Mount Vernon [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Avants
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,353 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Vernon<5>
    • Lumber City Ferry [Jeff Davis County]
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      • Lumber City Ferry [Jeff Davis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Avants
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,257 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumber City Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lumber City [Telfair County]
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      • Lumber City [Telfair County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Avants
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,251 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumber City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumber City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lumber City<5>
    • Plainfield [Dodge County]
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      • Plainfield [Dodge County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Avants
      • Estimated population in 2019: 716 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plainfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plainfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plainfield<5>
    • Milan [Telfair County]
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      • Milan [Telfair County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Avants
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 649 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milan<5>
    • Glenwood [Wheeler County]
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      • Glenwood [Wheeler County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Avants
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 644 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenwood<5>

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 Avants. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avants.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Avants. 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 Avants.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Avants. See our Newspapers Page for Avants.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avants ...

Looking for more information about Avants? 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 Avants, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Avants.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Wheeler County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Avants. 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 Wheeler, 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 Avants - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Avants) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avants. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1102, Longitude: -82.8593       In this case, the coordinates for Avants 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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