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Welcome to Avenel ...

Avenel is located in Middlesex County<1>.

Avenel is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Avenel lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Avenel: (732) & (848)<3>

Communities Also Named Avenel ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Avenel - they are located in Maryland (2) and Nevada.

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

Communities near Avenel ...

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

  • New York [New York County]
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    • New York [New York County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Avenel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,253,213 people
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  • Newark [Essex County]
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    • Newark [Essex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Avenel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 282,520 people
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  • Jersey City [Hudson County]
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    • Jersey City [Hudson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Avenel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 262,664 people
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  • Elizabeth [Union County]
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    • Elizabeth [Union County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Avenel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 128,382 people
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    • Union City [Hudson County]
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      • Union City [Hudson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Avenel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,137 people
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    • Bayonne [Hudson County]
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      • Bayonne [Hudson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Avenel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 65,165 people
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    • East Orange [Essex County]
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      • East Orange [Essex County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Avenel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,630 people
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    • New Brunswick [Middlesex County]
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      • New Brunswick [Middlesex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Avenel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,182 people
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    • Hoboken [Hudson County]
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      • Hoboken [Hudson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Avenel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,081 people
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    • Perth Amboy [Middlesex County]
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      • Perth Amboy [Middlesex County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Avenel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 51,309 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perth Amboy have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Avenel. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avenel.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avenel ...

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

Adding Avenel to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Avenel 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 Avenel was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Avenel on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).

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

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About Middlesex County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Middlesex County: www.co.middlesex.nj.us/

The official website for State of New Jersey: https://www.state.nj.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Jersey's counties, including Middlesex, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avenel - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (848) is an overlay for area code (732).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Avenel) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Avenel. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AvenelOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avenel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5803, Longitude: -74.2848    
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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