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Welcome to Ava ...
The location of Ava has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
The pronunciation of Ava: AY-vuh<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ava has a population of 611 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Ava.
Ava is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Ava lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Ava is located in the (618) area code.
The ZIP code for Ava: 62907<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ava had an population of 611 people. This is a decrease of 6.57% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.7% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ava had a population of 654 people. This makes Ava the county's 5th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 654 people, the population of Ava decreased 1.21% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 662 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ava.
Communities Also Named Ava ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Ava - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia (2), Missouri, New York, Ohio and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ava.
Communities near Ava ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ava.
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 Ava. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ava.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ava. 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 Ava.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ava. See our Newspapers Page for Ava.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ava ...
Looking for more information about Ava? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Ava, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ava.
Adding Ava to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ava in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Ava was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1870.
We also found Ava in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ava on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022