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Welcome to Avon ...

The village of Avon is located in Fulton County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Avon: AY-vahn<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Avon has a population of 714 people<4> (see below for details).

Avon is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Avon is within the boundaries of the (309) area code.

The ZIP code for Avon: 61415<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Avon had an population of 714 people. This is a decrease of 10.64% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.97% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Avon had a population of 799 people. This makes Avon the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 799 people, the population of Avon decreased 12.68% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 915 people).

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

Communities Also Named Avon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 40 communities that are also named Avon - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Montana, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Utah (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Avon ...

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

  • Macomb [McDonough County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Macomb have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Macomb
    • Macomb [McDonough County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the southwest of Avon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,413 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macomb
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Macomb<8>
  • Abingdon [Knox County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abingdon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abingdon
    • Abingdon [Knox County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the north of Avon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,051 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abingdon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abingdon<8>
  • Bushnell [McDonough County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bushnell
    • Bushnell [McDonough County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the southwest of Avon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,866 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bushnell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bushnell<8>
  • Knoxville [Knox County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knoxville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knoxville
    • Knoxville [Knox County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northeast of Avon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,726 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knoxville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Knoxville<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cuba [Fulton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuba have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuba
      • Cuba [Fulton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southeast of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,170 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuba
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cuba<8>
    • Roseville [Warren County]
    • Fairview [Fulton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairview
      • Fairview [Fulton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the east of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 471 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairview<8>
    • London Mills [Fulton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for London Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for London Mills
      • London Mills [Fulton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the east of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 376 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on London Mills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for London Mills<8>
    • Good Hope [McDonough County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Good Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Good Hope
      • Good Hope [McDonough County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the southwest of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 364 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Good Hope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Good Hope<8>
    • Maquon [Knox County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maquon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maquon
      • Maquon [Knox County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northeast of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 260 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maquon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maquon<8>

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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avon.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avon ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Fulton, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Avon. 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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Avon.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 Avon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Avon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Avon) 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 Avon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Avon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6619, Longitude: -90.4347       In this case, the coordinates for Avon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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