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Welcome to Avalon ...

Avalon is located in Perry County<1>.

Avalon is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Avalon is located in the (740) area code.

Adding Avalon to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities Also Named Avalon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Ohio communities named Avalon: This one is located in Perry County and the other is located in Butler County.

Beyond Ohio, 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, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, 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.

  • Lancaster [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lancaster
    • Lancaster [Fairfield County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Avalon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,505 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster<4>
  • Heath [Licking County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heath
    • Heath [Licking County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Avalon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,942 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heath have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heath
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heath<4>
  • Logan [Hocking County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Logan
    • Logan [Hocking County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Avalon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,020 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Logan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Logan<4>
  • New Lexington [Perry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Lexington
    • New Lexington [Perry County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Avalon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,671 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Lexington have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Lexington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Lexington<4>
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    • Baltimore [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baltimore
      • Baltimore [Fairfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Avalon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,004 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baltimore have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baltimore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baltimore<4>
    • Buckeye Lake [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buckeye Lake
      • Buckeye Lake [Fairfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of Avalon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,871 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buckeye Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckeye Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckeye Lake<4>
    • Crooksville [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crooksville
      • Crooksville [Perry County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Avalon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,482 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crooksville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crooksville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crooksville<4>
    • Hebron [Licking County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hebron
      • Hebron [Licking County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Avalon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,477 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hebron have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hebron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hebron<4>
    • Roseville [Muskingum County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roseville
      • Roseville [Muskingum County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the east of Avalon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,839 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roseville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roseville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roseville<4>
    • Bremen [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bremen
      • Bremen [Fairfield County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southwest of Avalon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,452 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bremen have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bremen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bremen<4>

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.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avalon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Perry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avalon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Avalon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AvalonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avalon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7437, Longitude: -82.3850    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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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