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The location of Avon Lake

Welcome to Avon Lake ...

The city of Avon Lake is located in Lorain County.

The location of Avon Lake has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Avon Lake: AY-vahn<2>

A typical abbreviation for Avon Lake: Avon Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Avon Lake has a population of 24,184 people<3> (see below for details).

Avon Lake is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Avon Lake is within the boundaries of 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 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Avon Lake had an population of 24,184 people. This is an increase of 7.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.28% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Avon Lake ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Avon Lake and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Cleveland   [Map]   385,525   E   18 miles [29 km]
Elyria   [Map]   53,883   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lakewood   [Map]   50,249   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lorain   [Map]   63,841   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
North Olmsted   [Map]   31,734   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
North Ridgeville   [Map]   33,436   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Avon Lake. 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 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:
Chamber of Commerce:

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Ohio

About Lorain County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Avon Lake:

The official website for Lorain County:

The official website for State of Ohio:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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.

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<3>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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<4>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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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Avon Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avon Lake. The point we use 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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