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Avon, North Carolina
Welcome to Avon ...
Avon is located on Hatteras Island (in the North Carolina Outer Banks).
The location of Avon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Avon was established in 1883.
Avon is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: Avon lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Avon lies within the (252) area code.
Communities Also Named Avon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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, Missouri (3), Montana, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York, 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.
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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Avon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on 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).
We also found Avon on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Avon on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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 Dare County: www.co.dare.nc.us/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Aug 2022