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Welcome to Avondale ...

Avondale is located in Tensas Parish<1>.

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

Avondale is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Avondale lies within the (318) area code.

Communities Also Named Avondale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Avondale: This one is located in Tensas Parish and the other is located in Jefferson 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.

  • Port Gibson [Claiborne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Gibson
    • Port Gibson [Claiborne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,312 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Gibson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Gibson<5>
  • Newellton [Tensas Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newellton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newellton
    • Newellton [Tensas Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 963 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newellton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newellton<5>
  • Waterproof [Tensas Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterproof have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterproof
    • Waterproof [Tensas Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 555 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterproof
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterproof<5>
  • Rodney [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rodney
    • Rodney [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Avondale
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rodney
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Yucatan Landing [Tensas Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yucatan Landing
      • Yucatan Landing [Tensas Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Avondale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yucatan Landing
    • Grand Gulf [Claiborne County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Gulf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Gulf
      • Grand Gulf [Claiborne County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Avondale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Gulf
    • Fayette [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
      • Fayette [Jefferson County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the southeast of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,436 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette<5>
    • Clayton [Concordia Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton
      • Clayton [Concordia Parish] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 640 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton<5>
    • Elam [Franklin Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elam
      • Elam [Franklin Parish] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the west of Avondale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elam
    • Wisner [Franklin Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wisner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wisner
      • Wisner [Franklin Parish] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the west of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 900 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wisner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wisner<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 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Tensas Parish

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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 State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Tensas, 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 Avondale - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Avondale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avondale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9404, Longitude: -91.2818       In this case, the coordinates for Avondale 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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