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Welcome to Avalon ...

Avalon is located in Carroll County<1>.

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

Avalon is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Avalon: (662)

Communities Also Named Avalon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Avalon - they are located in California, Delaware, Georgia (6), Indiana, Louisiana (2), Maryland (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Avalon ...

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

  • Greenwood [Leflore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
    • Greenwood [Leflore County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Avalon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 13,790 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenwood
  • Grenada [Grenada County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grenada
    • Grenada [Grenada County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Avalon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 12,466 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grenada
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grenada
  • Itta Bena [Leflore County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Itta Bena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Itta Bena
    • Itta Bena [Leflore County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Avalon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,845 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Itta Bena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Itta Bena
  • Sidon [Leflore County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sidon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sidon
    • Sidon [Leflore County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Avalon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 476 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sidon
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    • North Carrollton [Carroll County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Carrollton
      • North Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Avalon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 432 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Carrollton
    • Schlater [Leflore County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schlater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schlater
      • Schlater [Leflore County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Avalon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 291 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schlater
    • Carrollton [Carroll County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrollton
      • Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Avalon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 174 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrollton
    • Glendora [Tallahatchie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glendora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendora
      • Glendora [Tallahatchie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Avalon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 135 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendora
    • Money [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Money
      • Money [Leflore County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Avalon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Money
    • Turkey Foot Fork [Grenada County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turkey Foot Fork
      • Turkey Foot Fork [Grenada County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Avalon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turkey Foot Fork

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avalon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Carroll, 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 Avalon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Avalon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avalon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6551, Longitude: -90.0856       In this case, the coordinates for Avalon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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