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Welcome to Avondale ...

The city of Avondale is located in Clay County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Avondale has a population of 451 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Avondale is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Avondale: (816)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Avondale had an population of 451 people. This is an increase of 2.5% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.74% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Avondale had a population of 440 people. This makes Avondale the county's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 440 people, the population of Avondale decreased 16.82% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 529 people).

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

Communities Also Named Avondale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 61 communities that are also named Avondale - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida (3), Georgia (6), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Mississippi (2), Montana, New Brunswick, New Jersey, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (8), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina (4), Tennessee (5), Texas (2), Utah, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Avondale ...

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

  • Kansas City [Jackson County]
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    • Kansas City [Jackson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 495,327 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kansas City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kansas City<6>
  • Overland Park [Johnson County]
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    • Overland Park [Johnson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 195,494 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Overland Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Overland Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Overland Park<6>
  • Kansas City [Wyandotte County]
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    • Kansas City [Wyandotte County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 152,960 people
    • Former name for Kansas City:
    • Wyandotte
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kansas City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kansas City<6>
  • Independence [Jackson County]
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    • Independence [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 116,672 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lee's Summit [Jackson County]
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      • Lee's Summit [Jackson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 99,357 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lee's Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lee's Summit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lee's Summit<6>
    • Shawnee [Johnson County]
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      • Shawnee [Johnson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 65,807 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shawnee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shawnee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shawnee<6>
    • Blue Springs [Jackson County]
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      • Blue Springs [Jackson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 55,829 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Springs<6>
    • Lenexa [Johnson County]
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      • Lenexa [Johnson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 55,625 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lenexa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenexa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenexa<6>
    • Leawood [Johnson County]
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      • Leawood [Johnson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,727 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leawood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leawood<6>
    • Liberty [Clay County]
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      • Liberty [Clay County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 32,100 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty<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 Avondale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avondale.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avondale ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Clay County: www.claycogov.com/

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 Clay, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Avondale.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avondale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Avondale) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Avondale. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Avondale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avondale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1546, Longitude: -94.5453       In this case, the coordinates for Avondale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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