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Welcome to Avalon ...

Avalon is located in Livingston County<1>.

Avalon is 840 feet [256 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 (660) 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), Minnesota, Mississippi, 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.

  • Chillicothe (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chillicothe
    • Chillicothe lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Avalon and is located in Livingston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,915 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chillicothe have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chillicothe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chillicothe<5>
  • Braymer (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Braymer
    • Braymer lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Avalon and is located in Caldwell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 850 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Braymer have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Braymer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Braymer<5>
  • Meadville (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadville
    • Meadville lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Avalon and is located in Linn County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 425 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadville
  • Hale (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hale
    • Hale lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Avalon and is located in Carroll County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 391 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hale have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hale
  • Laclede (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laclede
    • Laclede lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Avalon and is located in Linn County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 322 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laclede have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laclede
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laclede<5>
  • Bosworth (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bosworth
    • Bosworth lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Avalon and is located in Carroll County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 286 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bosworth have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bosworth
  • Wheeling (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheeling
    • Wheeling lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Avalon and is located in Livingston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 263 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheeling have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheeling
  • Utica (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Utica
    • Utica lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Avalon and is located in Livingston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 250 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Utica have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Utica
  • Chula (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chula
    • Chula lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Avalon and is located in Livingston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 204 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chula have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chula
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chula<5>
  • Mendon (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mendon
    • Mendon lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Avalon and is located in Chariton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 160 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mendon have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mendon

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.

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.

Adding Avalon to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Avalon 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 Avalon was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Livingston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Avalon) 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 Avalon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AvalonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avalon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6601, Longitude: -93.4428    
<4>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.
<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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