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Welcome to Avalon ...

Avalon is located in Baltimore County<1>.

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

Avalon is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Avalon lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Avalon is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (410), (443)<4> and (667).

Websites for Avalon ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.baltcountycc.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Avalon, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Avalon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Maryland communities named Avalon: This one is located in Baltimore County and the other is located in Talbot County.

Beyond Maryland, there are 25 communities that are also named Avalon - they are located in California, Delaware, Georgia (6), Indiana, Louisiana (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Avalon ...

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

  • Baltimore [Baltimore City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baltimore
    • Baltimore [Baltimore City] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Avalon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 602,495 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baltimore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baltimore
  • Bowie [Prince George's County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowie
    • Bowie [Prince George's County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Avalon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 58,682 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowie
  • College Park [Prince George's County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for College Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for College Park
    • College Park [Prince George's County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Avalon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 32,196 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for College Park
  • Laurel [Prince George's County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel [Prince George's County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Avalon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 25,723 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Greenbelt [Prince George's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenbelt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenbelt
      • Greenbelt [Prince George's County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Avalon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 23,280 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenbelt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenbelt
    • Sykesville [Carroll County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sykesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sykesville
      • Sykesville [Carroll County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Avalon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 3,957 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sykesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sykesville
    • Berwyn Heights [Prince George's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Berwyn Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berwyn Heights
      • Berwyn Heights [Prince George's County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Avalon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 3,261 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berwyn Heights
    • Brookeville [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookeville
      • Brookeville [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Avalon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 144 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookeville
    • Edmondson Village [Baltimore City]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edmondson Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edmondson Village
      • Edmondson Village [Baltimore City] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Avalon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edmondson Village
    • Ellicott City [Howard County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellicott City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellicott City
      • Ellicott City [Howard County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Avalon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellicott City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellicott City

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avalon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Maryland

About Baltimore County

About Maryland

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Baltimore County: www.co.ba.md.us/

The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Maryland's counties, including Baltimore, 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 Avalon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Avalon, area code (443, 667) is an overlay.
<5>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- Avalon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avalon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2315, Longitude: -76.7200       In this case, the coordinates for Avalon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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