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Avenel, Maryland
(Prince George's County)

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The location of Avenel

Welcome to Avenel ...

Avenel is located in Prince George's County.

The location of Avenel has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Avenel is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Avenel: (301) & (240)<3>

Communities near Avenel ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Avenel and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Bowie   [Map]   58,859   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gaithersburg   [Map]   68,710   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Greenbelt   [Map]   23,489   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hyattsville   [Map]   18,333   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Laurel   [Map]   25,906   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rockville   [Map]   68,401   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Avenel.

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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Avenel. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Avenel.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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 ...

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avenel - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).

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<4>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 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Avenel have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Avenel.

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