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Welcome to Ava ...

The city of Ava is located in the Missouri Ozarks.

Ava is located in Douglas County and is the County Seat for Douglas County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Ava has a population of 2,896 people<1> (see below for details).

The community of Ava is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Ava: (417)

The ZIP code for Ava: 65608<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ava had a population of 2,993 people (or 21.87% of the total population of Douglas County). This makes Ava the county's most populous community.

The population of Ava represents 0.05% of the population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 186th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,993 people, the population of Ava has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,021 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ava had an population of 2,896 people. This is a decrease of 3.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.14% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ava ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Ava and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bradleyville   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Diggins   [Map]   312   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Foil   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mansfield   [Map]   1,255   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Norwood   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Olathia   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ava.

Communities Also Named Ava ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Ava - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia (2), Illinois, New York, Ohio and Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ava. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ava. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ava. Our list includes 6 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ava:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ava ...

Looking for more information about Ava? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ava, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ava.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ava.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ava - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Ava). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ava or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ava) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ava. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9555, Longitude: -92.6572     [Map].

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