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Welcome to Avalon ...

Avalon is located in Nicollet County.

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

Avalon is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Avalon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Avalon is within the boundaries of the (507) area code.

Communities Also Named Avalon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Avalon - they are located in California, Delaware, Georgia (6), Indiana, Louisiana (2), Maryland (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Avalon ...

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

  • Mankato [Blue Earth County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mankato have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mankato
    • Mankato [Blue Earth County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the east of Avalon
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mankato
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mankato
  • Saint Peter [Nicollet County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Peter have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Peter
    • Saint Peter [Nicollet County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast of Avalon
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Peter
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Peter
  • Eagle Lake [Blue Earth County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle Lake
    • Eagle Lake [Blue Earth County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east of Avalon
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle Lake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eagle Lake
  • Lake Crystal [Blue Earth County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Crystal have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Crystal
    • Lake Crystal [Blue Earth County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest of Avalon
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Crystal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Crystal
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Janesville [Waseca County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Janesville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Janesville
      • Janesville [Waseca County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the east of Avalon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Janesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Janesville
    • Mapleton [Blue Earth County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mapleton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mapleton
      • Mapleton [Blue Earth County] lies 18 miles [29 km] to the south of Avalon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mapleton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mapleton
    • Madison Lake [Blue Earth County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison Lake
      • Madison Lake [Blue Earth County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east of Avalon
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison Lake
    • Nicollet [Nicollet County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nicollet have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nicollet
      • Nicollet [Nicollet County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest of Avalon
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nicollet
    • Saint Clair [Blue Earth County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Clair have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Clair
      • Saint Clair [Blue Earth County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast of Avalon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Clair
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Clair
    • Elysian [Le Sueur County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elysian have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elysian
      • Elysian [Le Sueur County] lies 18 miles [29 km] to the east of Avalon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elysian
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elysian

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avalon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Minnesota

About Nicollet County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Nicollet County: www.co.nicollet.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avalon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Avalon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avalon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1889, Longitude: -94.0514       In this case, the coordinates for Avalon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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