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Welcome to Avawam ...

Avawam is located in Perry County<1>.

Avawam is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Avawam lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Avawam: (606)

The ZIP code for Avawam: 41713<3>

Communities near Avawam ...

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

  • Hazard [Perry County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazard have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazard
    • Hazard [Perry County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Avawam
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,860 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazard<6>
  • Hindman [Knott County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hindman have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hindman
    • Hindman [Knott County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Avawam
    • Estimated population in 2019: 678 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hindman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hindman<6>
  • Hyden [Leslie County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hyden have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hyden
    • Hyden [Leslie County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Avawam
    • Estimated population in 2019: 332 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hyden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hyden<6>
  • Vicco [Perry County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vicco have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vicco
    • Vicco [Perry County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Avawam
    • Estimated population in 2019: 301 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vicco
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Blackey [Letcher County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blackey have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackey
      • Blackey [Letcher County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Avawam
      • Estimated population in 2019: 143 people
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    • Buckhorn [Perry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buckhorn have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buckhorn
      • Buckhorn [Perry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Avawam
      • Estimated population in 2019: 139 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckhorn<6>
    • Butterfly [Perry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butterfly have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butterfly
      • Butterfly [Perry County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Avawam
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    • Combs [Perry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Combs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Combs
      • Combs [Perry County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Avawam
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Combs
    • Bonnyman [Perry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bonnyman have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonnyman
      • Bonnyman [Perry County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Avawam
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonnyman
    • Confluence [Leslie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Confluence have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Confluence
      • Confluence [Leslie County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Avawam
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Confluence

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avawam ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Perry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avawam - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Avawam). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Avawam or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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.
<5>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- Avawam) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Avawam. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Avawam

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avawam. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2232, Longitude: -83.2761    
<6>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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