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Avera, Georgia

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Welcome to Avera ...

The city of Avera is located in Jefferson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Avera has a population of 233 people<1> (see below for details).

Avera is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Avera: (706) and (762)<3>

The ZIP code for Avera: 30803<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Avera had a population of 246 people. This makes Avera the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 246 people, the population of Avera increased 13.36% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 217 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Avera had an population of 233 people. This is a decrease of 5.28% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.37% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Avera.

Communities near Avera ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Avera and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<5>.

Community   2016
Blythe   [Map]   694   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Davisboro   [Map]   1,697   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dearing   [Map]   546   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gibson   [Map]   646   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Harlem   [Map]   3,018   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Keysville   [Map]   304   E   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Avera.

Communities Also Named Avera ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Avera - it's located in Mississippi.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Avera.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Avera. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Avera. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Avera.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Avera:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avera ...

Looking for more information about Avera? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Avera, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Avera.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Avera. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Avera.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avera - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Avera.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Avera). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Avera or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Avera. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Avera) 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 Avera. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Avera

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avera. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1940, Longitude: -82.5275     [Map].

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Avera.