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Avery Island, Louisiana

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Welcome to Avery Island ...

Avery Island is located in Iberia Parish.

A typical abbreviation for Avery Island: Avery Is. (in Canada, 'Isld.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Avery Island is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Avery Island is within the (337) area code.

The ZIP code for Avery Island: 70513<2>

Communities near Avery Island ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Avery Island and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Abbeville   [Map]   12,452   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Broussard   [Map]   11,507   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Delcambre   [Map]   1,888   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Erath   [Map]   2,109   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Jeanerette   [Map]   5,447   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Loreauville   [Map]   893   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Avery Island.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Avery Island. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Avery Island. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Avery Island.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Avery Island:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avery Island ...

Looking for more information about Avery Island? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Avery Island, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Avery Island.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Avery Island. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Louisiana

About Iberia Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Louisiana: www.louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avery Island - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>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 Avery Island). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Avery Island or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Avery Island. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Avery Island) 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 Avery Island. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Avery Island

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avery Island. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.9035, Longitude: -91.9104     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Avery Island have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Avery Island.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Avery Island.