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Welcome to Avondale Ridge ...

Avondale Ridge is located in Carroll County<1>.

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

Avondale Ridge is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area Codes for Avondale Ridge: (410), (443)<4> & (667)

Communities near Avondale Ridge ...

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

  • Hanover [York County]
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    • Hanover [York County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Avondale Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,719 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanover<6>
  • Mount Airy [Carroll County]
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    • Mount Airy [Carroll County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Avondale Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,458 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Airy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Airy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Airy<6>
  • Taneytown [Carroll County]
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    • Taneytown [Carroll County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Avondale Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,817 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taneytown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taneytown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taneytown<6>
  • Walkersville [Frederick County]
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    • Walkersville [Frederick County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Avondale Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,415 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walkersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walkersville<6>
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    • Hampstead [Carroll County]
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      • Hampstead [Carroll County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Avondale Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,401 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hampstead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hampstead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hampstead<6>
    • Manchester [Carroll County]
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      • Manchester [Carroll County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Avondale Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,851 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manchester<6>
    • Littlestown [Adams County]
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      • Littlestown [Adams County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Avondale Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,510 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Littlestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Littlestown<6>
    • Sykesville [Carroll County]
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      • Sykesville [Carroll County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Avondale Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,958 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Sykesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sykesville<6>
    • Emmitsburg [Frederick County]
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      • Emmitsburg [Frederick County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Avondale Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,198 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emmitsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emmitsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emmitsburg<6>
    • McSherrystown [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McSherrystown
      • McSherrystown [Adams County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Avondale Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,090 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McSherrystown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McSherrystown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McSherrystown<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avondale Ridge ...

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

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About Carroll County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Carroll County: www.ccgov.carr.org/

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 Carroll, 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 Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Avondale Ridge, area code (443, 667) is an overlay.
<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- Avondale Ridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avondale Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5618, Longitude: -77.0291       In this case, the coordinates for Avondale Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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