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Welcome to Avon Lake ...

Avon Lake is located in Polk County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Avon Lake: Avon Lk.

Avon Lake is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Avon Lake lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Avon Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Avon Lake - it's located in Ohio.

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

Communities near Avon Lake ...

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

  • Des Moines [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Des Moines
    • Des Moines [Polk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Avon Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 214,237 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Des Moines
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Des Moines<5>
  • West Des Moines [Polk County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Des Moines have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Des Moines
    • West Des Moines [Polk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Avon Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 67,899 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Des Moines
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Des Moines<5>
  • Ankeny [Polk County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ankeny have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ankeny
    • Ankeny [Polk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Avon Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 67,355 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ankeny
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ankeny<5>
  • Urbandale [Polk County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Urbandale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Urbandale
    • Urbandale [Polk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Avon Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 44,379 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Urbandale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Urbandale<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waukee [Dallas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waukee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waukee
      • Waukee [Dallas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Avon Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,089 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waukee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waukee<5>
    • Johnston [Polk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnston
      • Johnston [Polk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Avon Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,582 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnston<5>
    • Altoona [Polk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Altoona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altoona
      • Altoona [Polk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Avon Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,221 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altoona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altoona<5>
    • Clive [Polk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clive have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clive
      • Clive [Polk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Avon Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,242 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clive
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clive<5>
    • Indianola [Warren County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indianola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indianola
      • Indianola [Warren County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Avon Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,015 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indianola
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indianola<5>
    • Grimes [Polk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grimes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grimes
      • Grimes [Polk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Avon Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,804 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grimes
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grimes<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 Avon Lake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avon Lake.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avon Lake ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Iowa

About Polk County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Polk County: www.co.polk.ia.us/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Polk, 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 Avon Lake - 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 from Point A (ie- Avon Lake) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avon Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5219, Longitude: -93.5010       In this case, the coordinates for Avon Lake 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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