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Welcome to Avondale ...

Avondale is located in Cook County<1>.

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Avondale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 61 communities that are also named Avondale - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida (3), Georgia (6), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, New Brunswick, New Jersey, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (8), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina (4), Tennessee (5), Texas (2), Utah, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Avondale ...

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

  • Chicago [Cook County]
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    • Chicago [Cook County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,693,976 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 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 80,796 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cicero
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cicero<5>
  • Arlington Heights [Cook County]
  • Evanston [Cook County]
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    • Evanston [Cook County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 73,473 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evanston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evanston<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Skokie [Cook County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skokie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skokie
      • Skokie [Cook County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 62,700 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Skokie<5>
    • Des Plaines [Cook County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Des Plaines have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Des Plaines
      • Des Plaines [Cook County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 58,899 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Des Plaines<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 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 55,022 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 54,391 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berwyn
    • Mount Prospect [Cook County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Prospect have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Prospect
      • Mount Prospect [Cook County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 53,719 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Prospect
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Prospect<5>
    • Oak Park [Cook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Park
      • Oak Park [Cook County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 52,381 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Park<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 Avondale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avondale.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avondale ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Avondale. 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 Avondale - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Avondale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avondale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9389, Longitude: -87.7112       In this case, the coordinates for Avondale 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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