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Welcome to Avondale ...
The location of Avondale has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Avondale, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1911.
Avondale is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: Avondale lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Avondale: (504)
Communities Also Named Avondale ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Louisiana communities named Avondale: This one is located in Jefferson Parish and the other is located in Tensas Parish.
Beyond Louisiana, there are 61 communities that are also named Avondale - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida (3), Georgia (6), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, New Brunswick, New Jersey, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (8), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina (4), Tennessee (5), Texas (2), Utah, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Avondale.
Communities near Avondale ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Avondale.
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 Avondale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avondale.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Avondale. 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 Avondale.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Avondale. See our Newspapers Page for Avondale.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avondale ...
Looking for more information about Avondale? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Avondale, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Avondale.
Adding Avondale to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Avondale in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Avondale was on a map titled Map of Louisiana (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Avondale.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Avondale. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Jefferson Parish: www.jeffparish.net/
The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 02 Oct 2023