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Avon Lake, Ohio

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Welcome to Avon Lake ...

The pronunciation of Avon Lake: AY-vahn<1>

The city of Avon Lake is located in Lorain County.

A typical abbreviation for Avon Lake: Avon Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Avon Lake has a population of 23,659 people<2> (see below for details).

Avon Lake is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Avon Lake is located in the (440) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Avon Lake had a population of 22,581 people (or 7.49% of the total population of Lorain County). This makes Avon Lake the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Avon Lake represents 0.2% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 67th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 22,581 people, the population of Avon Lake increased 24.45% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 18,145 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Avon Lake had an population of 23,659 people. This is an increase of 4.77% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 30.39% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Avon Lake.

Communities near Avon Lake ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Avon Lake and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016
Cleveland   [Map]   385,809   E   18 miles [29 km]
Elyria   [Map]   53,715   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lakewood   [Map]   50,279   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lorain   [Map]   63,730   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
North Olmsted   [Map]   31,817   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
North Ridgeville   [Map]   32,983   S   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Avon Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Avon Lake - it's located in Iowa.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Avon Lake. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Avon Lake. 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 Avon Lake.

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

Websites for Avon Lake ...

Official Website:   www.avonlake.org/
Chamber of Commerce:   www.loraincountychamber.com/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avon Lake ...

Looking for more information about Avon Lake? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Avon Lake, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Avon Lake.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Avon Lake. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Ohio

About Lorain County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Avon Lake: www.avonlake.org/

The official website for Lorain County: www.loraincounty.us

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Avon Lake.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avon Lake - 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Avon Lake. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Avon Lake) 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 Avon Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Avon Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avon Lake. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5039, Longitude: -82.0157     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Avon Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Avon Lake.