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Welcome to Avenstoke ...

Avenstoke is located in Anderson County<1>.

Avenstoke is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you leave Avenstoke and travel south, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Avenstoke is within the (502) area code.

Adding Avenstoke to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Avenstoke in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Avenstoke elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Avenstoke on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Avenstoke ...

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

  • Frankfort [Franklin County]
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    • Frankfort [Franklin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Avenstoke
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,755 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frankfort
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frankfort<4>
  • Shelbyville [Shelby County]
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    • Shelbyville [Shelby County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Avenstoke
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,585 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelbyville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelbyville<4>
  • Lawrenceburg [Anderson County]
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    • Lawrenceburg [Anderson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Avenstoke
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,509 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawrenceburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrenceburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrenceburg<4>
  • Versailles [Woodford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Versailles
    • Versailles [Woodford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Avenstoke
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,318 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Versailles have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Versailles
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Versailles<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Midway [Woodford County]
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      • Midway [Woodford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Avenstoke
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,893 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midway<4>
    • Taylorsville [Spencer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
      • Taylorsville [Spencer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Avenstoke
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,308 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<4>
    • Pleasureville [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasureville
      • Pleasureville [Henry County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Avenstoke
      • Estimated population in 2019: 883 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasureville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasureville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasureville<4>
    • Birdie [Anderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birdie
      • Birdie [Anderson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Avenstoke
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birdie have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birdie
    • Waddy [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waddy
      • Waddy [Shelby County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Avenstoke
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waddy have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waddy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waddy<4>
    • Anderson City [Anderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anderson City
      • Anderson City [Anderson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Avenstoke
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anderson City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anderson City

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avenstoke ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Kentucky

About Anderson County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Avenstoke. 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 Anderson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avenstoke - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Avenstoke) 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 Avenstoke. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Avenstoke

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avenstoke. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1082, Longitude: -85.0004    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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