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Welcome to Avalon ...

So far, we have found very little information about Avalon. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Avalon to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Avalon, please Contact Us.


Avalon would have been located within present day Mineral County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Avalon is 4,060 feet [1,237 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Avalon is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Avalon was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Avalon once stood is in the (775) area code.

Communities near Avalon ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Avalon and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Aurora - Historic   [Map]   ---   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Babbitt   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Copper Run - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Del Monte - Historic   [Map]   ---   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Esmeralda - Historic   [Map]   ---   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Hawthorne   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Avalon.

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, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Avalon. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Avalon.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Avalon:

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The official website for State of Nevada: nv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Avalon, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avalon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- 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: 38.7630, Longitude: -118.7563     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Avalon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Avalon.

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