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(Prince George's County)

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Welcome to Avenel ...

Avenel is located in Prince George's County<1>.

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

Avenel is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Avenel: (301) and (240)<4>

Communities Also Named Avenel ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Maryland communities named Avenel: This one is located in Prince George's County and the other is located in Montgomery County.

Beyond Maryland, there are 3 communities that are also named Avenel - they are located in Nevada and New Jersey.

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

Communities near Avenel ...

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

  • Arlington [Arlington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arlington
    • Arlington [Arlington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Avenel
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 207,627 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington
  • Alexandria [Alexandria City]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alexandria have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alexandria
    • Alexandria [Alexandria City] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Avenel
    • Estimated population for 2018: 160,530 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexandria
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexandria
  • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gaithersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaithersburg
    • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Avenel
    • Estimated population for 2018: 68,289 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaithersburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaithersburg
  • Rockville [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockville
    • Rockville [Montgomery County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Avenel
    • Estimated population for 2018: 68,268 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Avenel
      • Estimated population for 2018: 58,682 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowie
    • 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Avenel
      • Estimated population for 2018: 25,723 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel
    • 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 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Avenel
      • Estimated population for 2018: 23,280 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenbelt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenbelt
    • Hyattsville [Prince George's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hyattsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hyattsville
      • Hyattsville [Prince George's County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the southeast of Avenel
      • Estimated population for 2018: 18,243 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hyattsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hyattsville
    • Vienna [Fairfax County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vienna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vienna
      • Vienna [Fairfax County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Avenel
      • Estimated population for 2018: 16,556 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vienna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vienna
    • Falls Church [Falls Church City]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falls Church have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falls Church
      • Falls Church [Falls Church City] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Avenel
      • Estimated population for 2018: 14,772 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falls Church
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falls Church

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avenel ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Maryland

About Prince George's County

About Maryland

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Prince George's County: www.co.pg.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 Prince George's, 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 Avenel - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Avenel) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avenel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0026, Longitude: -76.9800       In this case, the coordinates for Avenel have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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