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Welcome to Avondale Acres ...

Avondale Acres is located in Dougherty County<1>.

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

Avondale Acres is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Avondale Acres (for example, toward Haleburg (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Avondale Acres is within the boundaries of the (229) area code.

Communities near Avondale Acres ...

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

  • Clarks Mill (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
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    • Clarks Mill lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Avondale Acres and is located in Terrell County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,637 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarks Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Dawson (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
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    • Dawson lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Avondale Acres and is located in Terrell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,124 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dawson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dawson<5>
  • Herod (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
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    • Herod lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Avondale Acres and is located in Terrell County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 3,384 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herod have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Greenough (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
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    • Greenough lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Avondale Acres and is located in Mitchell County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,304 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenough have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Leesburg (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
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    • Leesburg lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Avondale Acres and is located in Lee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,080 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leesburg<5>
  • East Dougherty (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
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    • East Dougherty lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Avondale Acres and is located in Worth County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,398 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Dougherty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Baconton (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
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    • Baconton lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Avondale Acres and is located in Mitchell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 813 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baconton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baconton<5>
  • Leary (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
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    • Leary lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Avondale Acres and is located in Calhoun County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 560 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leary
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leary<5>
  • Newton (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
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    • Newton lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Avondale Acres and is located in Baker County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 558 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton<5>
  • Sasser (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sasser
    • Sasser lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Avondale Acres and is located in Terrell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 257 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sasser have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sasser
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sasser<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 Avondale Acres. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avondale Acres.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avondale Acres ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Avondale Acres. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Dougherty County: www.dougherty.ga.us/

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 Dougherty, 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 Avondale Acres - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Avondale Acres) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avondale Acres. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5799, Longitude: -84.1949       In this case, the coordinates for Avondale Acres 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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