A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Avena ...
Although we found mention of Avena during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Avena was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..
While we are confident that Avena was located in Harrison County, we don't know its actual location within the county.
We've added Avena to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Avena - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Avena, please Contact Us.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Avena: A Spanish word meaning oats.
Time Zone: The area where we believe that Avena might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
We believe that Avena would be found within the (859) area code.
Communities Also Named Avena ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Avena - they are located in California (2) and Illinois.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Avena.
Adding Avena to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Avena in the FIPS-55 file. For more information, see the Referenced FIPS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Avena was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Avena on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Avena on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.
This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022