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Welcome to Avoca ...

The city of Avoca is located in Murray County.

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

The pronunciation of Avoca: A-voh-kuk<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Avoca has a population of 136 people<3> (see below for details).

Avoca is 1,530 feet [466 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Avoca lies within the (507) area code.

The ZIP code for Avoca: 56114<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Avoca had an population of 136 people. This is a decrease of 7.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.85% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Avoca had a population of 147 people. This makes Avoca the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 147 people, the population of Avoca has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 146 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Avoca.

Communities Also Named Avoca ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Avoca - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Avoca ...

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

  • Tracy [Lyon County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tracy have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tracy
    • Tracy [Lyon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Avoca
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tracy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tracy
  • Slayton [Murray County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slayton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slayton
    • Slayton [Murray County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest of Avoca
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slayton
  • Fulda [Murray County]
  • Westbrook [Cottonwood County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westbrook
    • Westbrook [Cottonwood County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast of Avoca
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Heron Lake [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heron Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heron Lake
      • Heron Lake [Jackson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast of Avoca
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    • Brewster [Nobles County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brewster have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brewster
      • Brewster [Nobles County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast of Avoca
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    • Wilmont [Nobles County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilmont have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilmont
      • Wilmont [Nobles County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Avoca
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmont
    • Chandler [Murray County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chandler have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chandler
      • Chandler [Murray County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the west of Avoca
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    • Lake Wilson [Murray County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Wilson have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Wilson
      • Lake Wilson [Murray County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the west of Avoca
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    • Currie [Murray County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Currie have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Currie
      • Currie [Murray County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north of Avoca
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Currie

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avoca ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Minnesota

About Murray County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Murray County: www.murray-countymn.com/

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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Avoca. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Avoca.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avoca - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Avoca). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Avoca or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Avoca) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Avoca. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Avoca

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avoca. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9494, Longitude: -95.6454       In this case, the coordinates for Avoca have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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