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Welcome to Avon ...
The location of Avon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Avon has a population of 4,552 people<3> (see below for details).
Avon was settled in 1700 and was incorporated in 1888.
Avon is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Avon lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Avon: (508) and (774)<5>
The ZIP code for Avon: 02322<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Avon had an population of 4,552 people. This is an increase of 4.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.45% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Avon had a population of 4,356 people. This makes Avon the county's 28th most populous community.
The population of Avon represents 0.07% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 257th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,356 people, the population of Avon decreased 1.96% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,443 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Avon.
Communities Also Named Avon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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), Kentucky (2), Maine, 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.
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.
Adding Avon to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Avon in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Avon was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Avon on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Avon on our Genealogy Page.
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This page was last modified: 22 Nov 2021