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Avalon, Nevada

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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<2>.

The location of Avalon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Avalon is 4,060 feet [1,237 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation 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

If Avalon still existed, it would have been in the (775) area code.

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.

Communities near Avalon ...

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

  • Copper Run [Mineral County] - Historic
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    • Copper Run [Mineral County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Avalon
  • Schurz [Mineral County]
  • Babbitt [Mineral County]
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    • Babbitt [Mineral County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Avalon
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  • Hawthorne [Mineral County]
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    • Wichman [Lyon County]
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      • Wichman [Lyon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Avalon
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    • Pine Grove [Lyon County] - Historic
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      • Pine Grove [Lyon County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the west of Avalon
    • Yerington [Lyon County]
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      • Yerington [Lyon County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<5> to the northwest of Avalon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,253 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yerington<6>
    • Kinkaid [Mineral County]
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      • Kinkaid [Mineral County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Avalon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinkaid have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Kinkaid has also been known as:
      • Acme
      • Kinkead
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    • Smith [Lyon County]
    • Wellington [Lyon 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 Avalon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avalon.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Avalon.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Nevada's counties, including Mineral, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avalon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- 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       In this case, the coordinates for Avalon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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