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Welcome to Avilla ...

The town of Avilla is located in Jasper County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Avilla has a population of 129 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Avilla.

Avilla is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Avilla is within the (417) area code.

The ZIP code for Avilla: 64833<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Avilla had an population of 129 people. This is an increase of 3.2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.84% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Avilla had a population of 125 people. This makes Avilla the county's 18th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 125 people, the population of Avilla decreased 8.76% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 137 people).

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

Communities Also Named Avilla ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Avilla - they are located in Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas and North Carolina.

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

Communities near Avilla ...

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

  • Carthage (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carthage
    • Carthage lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Avilla and is located in Jasper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,732 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carthage
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carthage<6>
  • Webb City (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Webb City
    • Webb City lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Avilla and is located in Jasper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,324 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webb City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Webb City<6>
  • Mount Vernon (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Vernon
    • Mount Vernon lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Avilla and is located in Lawrence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,477 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Vernon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Vernon<6>
  • Oronogo (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oronogo
    • Oronogo lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Avilla and is located in Jasper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,666 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oronogo have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oronogo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oronogo<6>
  • Carterville (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
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    • Carterville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Avilla and is located in Jasper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,965 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carterville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carterville<6>
  • Duquesne (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duquesne
    • Duquesne lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Avilla and is located in Jasper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,689 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duquesne have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duquesne
  • Sarcoxie (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sarcoxie
    • Sarcoxie lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Avilla and is located in Jasper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,549 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sarcoxie have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sarcoxie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sarcoxie<6>
  • Duenweg (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duenweg
    • Duenweg lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Avilla and is located in Jasper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,371 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duenweg have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duenweg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duenweg<6>
  • Pierce City (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pierce City
    • Pierce City lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Avilla and is located in Lawrence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,301 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pierce City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pierce City<6>
  • Jasper (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jasper
    • Jasper lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Avilla and is located in Jasper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 966 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jasper<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avilla ...

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

Adding Avilla to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Avilla

The Communities of Missouri

About Jasper County

About Missouri

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Avilla. 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 Jasper, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Avilla.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avilla - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 town (such as Avilla). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Avilla or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Avilla) 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 Avilla. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AvillaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avilla. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1955, Longitude: -94.1298    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.




 

 

 

 

 


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