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Welcome to Avon ...

Avon is located in Franklin County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Avon has a population of 437 people<3> (see below for details).

Avon is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Avon is located in the (207) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Avon had an population of 437 people. This is a decrease of 5.21% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.29% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Avon had a population of 461 people. This makes Avon the county's 17th most populous community.

The population of Avon represents 0.03% of the total population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 377th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 461 people, the population of Avon decreased 8.53% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 504 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), Massachusetts, 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.

  • Farmington [Franklin County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Farmington [Franklin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Avon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 7,619 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington
  • Madison [Somerset County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
    • Madison [Somerset County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Avon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 4,664 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison
  • Wilton [Franklin County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilton
    • Wilton [Franklin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Avon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 3,944 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilton
  • Anson [Somerset County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Anson [Somerset County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Avon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 2,392 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Sharon [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Sharon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • New Sharon [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Avon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,392 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Sharon
    • Chesterville [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesterville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Chesterville [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Avon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,338 people
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    • Kingfield [Franklin County]
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      • Kingfield [Franklin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Avon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 966 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingfield
    • Industry [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Industry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Industry [Franklin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Avon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 913 people
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    • Carrabassett Valley [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrabassett Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrabassett Valley
      • Carrabassett Valley [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Avon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 777 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrabassett Valley
    • New Vineyard [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Vineyard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Vineyard
      • New Vineyard [Franklin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Avon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 776 people
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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.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avon ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Maine: https://www.maine.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Maine's counties, including Franklin, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Avon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Avon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8062, Longitude: -70.2712       In this case, the coordinates for Avon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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