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Welcome to Avondale ...

Avondale is located in Osceola County<1>.

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

Avondale is 1,220 feet [372 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Avondale lies within the (231) area code.

Communities Also Named Avondale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Michigan communities named Avondale: This one is located in Osceola County and the other is located in Muskegon County.

Beyond Michigan, there are 61 communities that are also named Avondale - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida (3), Georgia (6), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maryland (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, New Brunswick, New Jersey, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (8), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina (4), Tennessee (5), Texas (2), Utah, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Avondale ...

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

  • Cadillac (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cadillac
    • Cadillac lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Avondale and is located in Wexford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,519 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cadillac
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cadillac<5>
  • Reed City (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reed City
    • Reed City lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Avondale and is located in Osceola County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,374 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reed City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reed City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reed City<5>
  • Evart (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evart
    • Evart lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Avondale and is located in Osceola County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,886 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evart have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evart
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evart<5>
  • Marion (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
    • Marion lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Avondale and is located in Osceola County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 853 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<5>
  • McBain (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McBain
    • McBain lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Avondale and is located in Missaukee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 667 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McBain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McBain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McBain<5>
  • Barryton (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barryton
    • Barryton lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Avondale and is located in Mecosta County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 357 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barryton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barryton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barryton<5>
  • Hersey (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hersey
    • Hersey lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Avondale and is located in Osceola County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 347 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hersey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hersey
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hersey<5>
  • Le Roy (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Le Roy
    • Le Roy lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Avondale and is located in Osceola County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 251 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Le Roy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Le Roy<5>
  • Tustin (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tustin
    • Tustin lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Avondale and is located in Osceola County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 216 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tustin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tustin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tustin<5>
  • Dighton (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dighton
    • Dighton lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Avondale and is located in Osceola County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dighton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avondale ...

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

Adding Avondale to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Avondale in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Avondale was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Avondale on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Michigan (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Avondale on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Avondale

Visit our Community Index for Michigan

About Osceola County

About Michigan

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

The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Michigan's counties, including Osceola, 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 - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Avondale) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avondale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0159, Longitude: -85.2267       In this case, the coordinates for Avondale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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