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Welcome to Avert ...

Avert is located in the Bootheel of Missouri.

Avert is located in Stoddard County<1>.

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

Avert is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Avert: (573)

Communities near Avert ...

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

  • Sikeston (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sikeston
    • Sikeston lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Avert and is located in New Madrid County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,968 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sikeston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sikeston<5>
  • Dexter (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
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    • Dexter lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Avert and is located in Stoddard County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,839 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dexter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dexter
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dexter<5>
  • Bernie (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bernie
    • Bernie lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Avert and is located in Stoddard County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,875 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bernie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bernie<5>
  • Bloomfield (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomfield
    • Bloomfield lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Avert and is located in Stoddard County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,819 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomfield<5>
  • Advance (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
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    • Advance lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Avert and is located in Stoddard County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,331 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Advance have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Advance
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Advance<5>
  • Oran (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oran
    • Oran lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Avert and is located in Scott County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,211 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oran have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oran
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oran<5>
  • Miner (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Miner
    • Miner lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Avert and is located in Scott County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 939 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Miner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Miner
  • Benton (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benton
    • Benton lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Avert and is located in Scott County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 880 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benton<5>
  • Puxico (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Puxico
    • Puxico lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Avert and is located in Stoddard County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 847 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Puxico have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Puxico
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Puxico<5>
  • Morehouse (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morehouse
    • Morehouse lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Avert and is located in New Madrid County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 844 people
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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 Avert. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avert.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avert ...

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

Adding Avert to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Avert

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

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 Stoddard, 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 Avert - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Avert) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avert. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9295, Longitude: -89.8479       In this case, the coordinates for Avert 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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