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Avery, Missouri
(Hickory County)

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Welcome to Avery ...

Avery is primarily located in Hickory County<1>. A portion of Avery extends into Benton County.

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

Avery is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Avery lies within the (417) area code.

Communities Also Named Avery ...

While we believe that this Avery is located in Hickory County, we know of another 2 Missouri communities named Avery. Those communities are located in the following counties: Crawford and Dent County.

Beyond Missouri, there are 25 communities that are also named Avery - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, California, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan (2), Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2) and Texas.

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

Communities near Avery ...

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

  • Warsaw (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
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    • Warsaw lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Avery and is located in Benton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,217 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warsaw<5>
  • Osceola (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
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    • Osceola lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Avery and is located in Saint Clair County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 935 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osceola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osceola<5>
  • Hermitage (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
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    • Hermitage lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Avery and is located in Hickory County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 461 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hermitage have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hermitage<5>
  • Urbana (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
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    • Urbana lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Avery and is located in Dallas County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 423 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Urbana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Urbana<5>
  • Weaubleau (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
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    • Weaubleau lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Avery and is located in Hickory County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 410 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weaubleau have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weaubleau<5>
  • Wheatland (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
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    • Wheatland lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Avery and is located in Hickory County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 373 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheatland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wheatland<5>
  • Preston (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
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    • Preston lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Avery and is located in Hickory County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 220 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Preston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Preston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Preston<5>
  • Cross Timbers (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
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    • Cross Timbers lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Avery and is located in Hickory County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 213 people
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  • Collins (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collins
    • Collins lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Avery and is located in Saint Clair County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 159 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collins<5>
  • Flemington (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
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    • Flemington lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Avery and is located in Polk County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 146 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flemington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Avery. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avery.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avery ...

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

Adding Avery to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Avery

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Missouri

About Hickory County

About Missouri

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Avery. 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 Hickory, 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 Avery - 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- Avery) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0678, Longitude: -93.3602       In this case, the coordinates for Avery 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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