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Welcome to Avon Lake ...

The city of Avon Lake is located in Lorain County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Avon Lake: AY-vahn<3>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Avon Lake, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1851.

A typical abbreviation for Avon Lake: Avon Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Avon Lake has a population of 24,521 people<4> (see below for details).

Avon Lake is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<5>.

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.

Websites for Avon Lake ...

Official Website:   www.avonlake.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.loraincountychamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Avon Lake had an population of 24,521 people. This is an increase of 8.59% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 35.14% since the 2000 Census).

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 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 (with a count of 18,145 people).

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

Communities Also Named Avon Lake ...

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

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

Communities near Avon Lake ...

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

  • Cleveland
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
  • Parma
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Lorain
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Elyria
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Lakewood
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
  • Strongsville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
  • North Ridgeville
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Ridgeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Ridgeville
    • North Ridgeville is located in Lorain County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,104 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on North Ridgeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Ridgeville <6>
  • Westlake
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westlake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westlake
    • Westlake is located in Cuyahoga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,907 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Westlake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westlake <6>
  • North Olmsted
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Olmsted have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Olmsted
    • North Olmsted is located in Cuyahoga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,173 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on North Olmsted
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Olmsted <6>
  • North Royalton
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Royalton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Royalton
    • North Royalton is located in Cuyahoga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,952 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on North Royalton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Royalton <6>

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 Avon Lake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avon Lake.

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

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

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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Avon Lake.

Adding Avon Lake to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Avon Lake in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Avon Lake was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

We also found Avon Lake in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Avon Lake.

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: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Lorain, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Avon Lake. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Avon Lake.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avon Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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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