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Welcome to Avon ...

Avon is located in Fayette County<1>.

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

Avon is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Avon: (859)

Communities Also Named Avon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Kentucky communities named Avon: This one is located in Fayette County and the other is located in Clark County.

Beyond Kentucky, there are 40 communities that are also named Avon - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (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.

  • Lexington-Fayette [Fayette County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lexington-Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington-Fayette
    • Lexington-Fayette [Fayette County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Avon
    • Estimated population in 2018: 323,780 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington-Fayette
  • Georgetown [Scott County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
    • Georgetown [Scott County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Avon
    • Estimated population in 2018: 34,395 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Georgetown<5>
  • Nicholasville [Jessamine County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nicholasville
    • Nicholasville [Jessamine County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Avon
    • Estimated population in 2018: 30,829 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicholasville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nicholasville<5>
  • Winchester [Clark County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchester
    • Winchester [Clark County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Avon
    • Estimated population in 2018: 18,577 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winchester<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Paris [Bourbon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paris
      • Paris [Bourbon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2018: 9,872 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paris
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paris<5>
    • Millersburg [Bourbon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millersburg
      • Millersburg [Bourbon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2018: 798 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millersburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millersburg<5>
    • North Middletown [Bourbon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Middletown
      • North Middletown [Bourbon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2018: 660 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Middletown
    • Deep Springs [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deep Springs
      • Deep Springs [Fayette County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Avon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deep Springs
    • Cadentown [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cadentown
      • Cadentown [Fayette County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Avon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cadentown
    • Russell Cave [Fayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Russell Cave have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Russell Cave
      • Russell Cave [Fayette County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Avon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Russell Cave

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Avon, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Avon.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Kentucky

About Fayette County

About Kentucky

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 Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Fayette, 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 Avon - 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' 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0717, Longitude: -84.3185       In this case, the coordinates for Avon 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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