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Aviston, Illinois

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The location of Aviston

Welcome to Aviston ...

The village of Aviston is located in Clinton County.

The location of Aviston has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Aviston: AY-vis-tuhn<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Aviston has a population of 2,098 people<3> (see below for details).

Aviston is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Aviston is within the boundaries of the (618) area code.

The ZIP code for Aviston: 62216<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Aviston had a population of 1,945 people (or 5.15% of the total population of Clinton County). This makes Aviston the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Aviston represents 0.02% of the total population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 499th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,945 people, the population of Aviston increased 58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,231 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Aviston had an population of 2,098 people. This is an increase of 7.87% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 70.43% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Aviston ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<6>.

Community   2017
Breese   [Map]   4,486   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Carlyle   [Map]   3,189   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Highland   [Map]   9,830   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lebanon   [Map]   4,417   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mascoutah   [Map]   8,010   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
New Baden   [Map]   3,280   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Aviston. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Aviston. 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 Aviston.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aviston ...

Looking for more information about Aviston? 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 Aviston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Aviston.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Illinois

About Clinton County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Clinton County:

The official website for State of Illinois:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Aviston. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Aviston.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aviston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>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 village (such as Aviston). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Aviston or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Aviston) 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 Aviston. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Aviston

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aviston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6272, Longitude: -89.6124     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Aviston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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