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Welcome to Avalon Park ...

Avalon Park is located in Cook County<1>.

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

Avalon Park is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Avalon Park (for example, toward New Carlisle (IN)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Communities Also Named Avalon Park ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Avalon Park - they are located in Alabama, Maryland, Missouri and Ontario.

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

Communities near Avalon Park ...

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

  • Chicago [Cook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chicago
    • Chicago [Cook County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Avalon Park
    • Estimated population in 2018: 2,705,994 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chicago
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chicago<5>
  • Cicero [Cook County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cicero have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cicero
    • Cicero [Cook County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Avalon Park
    • Estimated population in 2018: 81,597 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cicero
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cicero<5>
  • Hammond [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hammond
    • Hammond [Lake County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Avalon Park
    • Estimated population in 2018: 75,795 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hammond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hammond<5>
  • Gary [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gary
    • Gary [Lake County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Avalon Park
    • Estimated population in 2018: 75,282 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gary
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gary<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Orland Park [Cook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orland Park
      • Orland Park [Cook County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Avalon Park
      • Estimated population in 2018: 58,312 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orland Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orland Park<5>
    • Tinley Park [Cook County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tinley Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tinley Park
      • Tinley Park [Cook County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Avalon Park
      • Estimated population in 2018: 56,204 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tinley Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tinley Park<5>
    • Oak Lawn [Cook County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Lawn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Lawn
      • Oak Lawn [Cook County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Avalon Park
      • Estimated population in 2018: 55,511 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Lawn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Lawn<5>
    • Berwyn [Cook County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Berwyn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berwyn
      • Berwyn [Cook County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Avalon Park
      • Estimated population in 2018: 54,917 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berwyn
    • Oak Park [Cook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Park
      • Oak Park [Cook County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Avalon Park
      • Estimated population in 2018: 52,265 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Park<5>
    • Calumet City [Cook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calumet City
      • Calumet City [Cook County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Avalon Park
      • Estimated population in 2018: 36,240 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calumet City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calumet City<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 Avalon Park. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avalon Park.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avalon Park ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Illinois

About Cook County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cook County: www.co.cook.il.us/

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Cook, 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 Avalon Park - 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- Avalon Park) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avalon Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7450, Longitude: -87.5887       In this case, the coordinates for Avalon Park 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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