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Welcome to Avondale ...

Avondale is located in Oktibbeha County<1>.

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

Avondale is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Avondale lies within the (662) area code.

Communities Also Named Avondale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Avondale: This one is located in Oktibbeha County and the other is located in Bolivar County.

Beyond Mississippi, 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), Missouri, 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.

  • West Point [Clay County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Point
    • West Point [Clay County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Avondale
    • Estimated population for 2018: 10,520 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Point
  • Maben [Oktibbeha County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maben have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maben
    • Maben [Oktibbeha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Avondale
    • Estimated population for 2018: 844 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maben
  • Mathiston [Choctaw County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mathiston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mathiston
    • Mathiston [Choctaw County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Avondale
    • Estimated population for 2018: 677 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mathiston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mathiston
  • Crawford [Lowndes County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crawford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crawford
    • Crawford [Lowndes County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Avondale
    • Estimated population for 2018: 652 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crawford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crawford
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Artesia [Lowndes County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Artesia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Artesia
      • Artesia [Lowndes County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Avondale
      • Estimated population for 2018: 424 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Artesia
    • Sturgis [Oktibbeha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sturgis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sturgis
      • Sturgis [Oktibbeha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Avondale
      • Estimated population for 2018: 259 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sturgis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgis
    • Adaton [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adaton
      • Adaton [Oktibbeha County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Avondale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adaton
    • Cedar Bluff [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Bluff
      • Cedar Bluff [Clay County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Avondale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
    • Griffith [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Griffith
      • Griffith [Clay County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Avondale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffith
    • Pheba [Clay County]

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Oktibbeha, 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 Avondale - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Avondale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avondale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4723, Longitude: -88.8067       In this case, the coordinates for Avondale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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