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(Sainte Genevieve County)

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Welcome to Avon ...

Avon is located in Sainte Genevieve County<1>.

Avon is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Avon: (573)

Communities Also Named Avon ...

While we believe that this Avon is located in Sainte Genevieve County, we know of another 2 Missouri communities named Avon. Those communities are located in the following counties: Cass and Clay County.

Beyond Missouri, there are 40 communities that are also named Avon - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Utah (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Avon ...

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

  • Farmington (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
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    • Farmington lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Avon and is located in Saint Francois County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,674 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington<4>
  • Perryville (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
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    • Perryville lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Avon and is located in Perry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,540 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perryville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perryville<4>
  • Park Hills (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
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    • Park Hills lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the west of Avon and is located in Saint Francois County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,506 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park Hills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Park Hills<4>
  • Desloge (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
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    • Desloge lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Avon and is located in Saint Francois County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,900 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Desloge have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Desloge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Desloge<4>
  • Flat River (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
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    • Flat River lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Avon and is located in Saint Francois County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flat River have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flat River
  • Sainte Genevieve (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sainte Genevieve
    • Sainte Genevieve lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Avon and is located in Sainte Genevieve County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,406 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sainte Genevieve have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sainte Genevieve
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sainte Genevieve<4>
  • Fredericktown (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
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    • Fredericktown lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Avon and is located in Madison County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,005 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fredericktown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fredericktown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fredericktown<4>
  • Elvins (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elvins
    • Elvins lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Avon and is located in Saint Francois County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elvins have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elvins
  • Esther (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Esther
    • Esther lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Avon and is located in Saint Francois County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Esther have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Esther
  • Leadington (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leadington
    • Leadington lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Avon and is located in Saint Francois County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 600 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leadington have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leadington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leadington<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avon ...

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

Adding Avon to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Avon

Communities in Missouri

About Sainte Genevieve County

About Missouri

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Avon. 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 Sainte Genevieve, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Avon) 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 Avon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AvonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7512, Longitude: -90.2239    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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