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Welcome to Avoca ...

The village of Avoca is located in Cass County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Avoca has a population of 252 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Avoca is 1,160 feet [354 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Avoca: (402) and (531)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Avoca had an population of 252 people. This is an increase of 4.13% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.67% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Avoca had a population of 242 people. This makes Avoca the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Avoca represents 0.01% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 305th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 242 people, the population of Avoca decreased 10.37% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 270 people).

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

Adding Avoca to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Avoca 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 Avoca was on a map titled Map of Nebraska (from Rand McNally, 1895).

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

Communities Also Named Avoca ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Avoca - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Avoca ...

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

  • Nebraska City [Otoe County]
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    • Nebraska City [Otoe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Avoca
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,252 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nebraska City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nebraska City<7>
  • Plattsmouth [Cass County]
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    • Plattsmouth [Cass County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Avoca
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,416 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plattsmouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plattsmouth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plattsmouth<7>
  • Syracuse [Otoe County]
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    • Syracuse [Otoe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Avoca
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,949 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Syracuse<7>
  • Springfield [Sarpy County]
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    • Springfield [Sarpy County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Avoca
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,622 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Louisville [Cass County]
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      • Louisville [Cass County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Avoca
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,315 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisville<7>
    • Eagle [Cass County]
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      • Eagle [Cass County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Avoca
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,105 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eagle<7>
    • Weeping Water [Cass County]
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      • Weeping Water [Cass County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Avoca
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,094 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weeping Water have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weeping Water
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weeping Water<7>
    • Elmwood [Cass County]
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      • Elmwood [Cass County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Avoca
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 659 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elmwood<7>
    • Palmyra [Otoe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmyra
      • Palmyra [Otoe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Avoca
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 575 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmyra have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmyra
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmyra<7>
    • Murray [Cass County]
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      • Murray [Cass County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Avoca
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 484 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murray
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murray<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avoca ...

Looking for more information about Avoca? 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 Avoca, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Avoca.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Cass County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cass County: www.cassne.org/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Cass, 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 Avoca.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avoca - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).
<6>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- Avoca) 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 Avoca. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AvocaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avoca. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7965, Longitude: -96.1192       In this case, the coordinates for Avoca have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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