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Welcome to Avoca ...

Avoca is located in Saint Mary Parish<1>.

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

Avoca is near sea level<3>.

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

The area code for Avoca: (985)

Communities Also Named Avoca ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Avoca - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Avoca.

Communities near Avoca ...

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

  • Patterson [Saint Mary Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patterson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patterson
    • Patterson [Saint Mary Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Avoca
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,792 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patterson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Patterson<5>
  • Berwick [Saint Mary Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Berwick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berwick
    • Berwick [Saint Mary Parish] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the west of Avoca
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,419 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berwick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berwick<5>
  • Bayou Vista [Saint Mary Parish]
  • Amelia [Saint Mary Parish]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Morgan City Beach [Saint Mary Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morgan City Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgan City Beach
      • Morgan City Beach [Saint Mary Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Avoca
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan City Beach
    • Stephenville [Saint Martin Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stephenville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stephenville
      • Stephenville [Saint Martin Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Avoca
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stephenville
    • Wilsons Landing [Saint Mary Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilsons Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilsons Landing
      • Wilsons Landing [Saint Mary Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Avoca
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilsons Landing
    • Bayou Geneve [Saint Martin Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayou Geneve have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayou Geneve
      • Bayou Geneve [Saint Martin Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Avoca
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayou Geneve
    • Calumet [Saint Mary Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calumet
      • Calumet [Saint Mary Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Avoca
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calumet
    • Gibson [Terrebonne Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gibson
      • Gibson [Terrebonne Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Avoca
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibson<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avoca ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About Saint Mary Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Saint Mary, 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 Avoca - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Avoca) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avoca. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.6841, Longitude: -91.1904       In this case, the coordinates for Avoca 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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