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Welcome to Avon ...

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

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

The pronunciation of Avon: AY-vahn<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Avon has a population of 23,399 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Avon.

Avon is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Avon is within the (440) area code.

Websites for Avon ...

Official Website:   www.cityofavon.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.loraincountychamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Avon had an population of 23,399 people. This is an increase of 10.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 104.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Avon had a population of 21,193 people (or 7.03% of the total population of Lorain County). This makes Avon the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Avon represents 0.18% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 77th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 21,193 people, the population of Avon increased 85.16% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 11,446 people).

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

Adding Avon to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities Also Named Avon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 40 communities that are also named Avon - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Montana, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ontario (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Utah (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Avon ...

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

  • Cleveland [Cuyahoga County]
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    • Cleveland [Cuyahoga County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Avon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 381,009 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<7>
  • Parma [Cuyahoga County]
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    • Parma [Cuyahoga County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Avon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 78,103 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parma<7>
  • Lorain [Lorain County]
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    • Lorain [Lorain County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Avon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 63,855 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lorain<7>
  • Elyria [Lorain County]
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    • Elyria [Lorain County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Avon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 53,757 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elyria<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lakewood [Cuyahoga County]
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      • Lakewood [Cuyahoga County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 49,678 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakewood<7>
    • Strongsville [Cuyahoga County]
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      • Strongsville [Cuyahoga County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 44,660 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Strongsville<7>
    • Brunswick [Medina County]
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      • Brunswick [Medina County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,880 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brunswick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunswick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunswick<7>
    • North Royalton [Cuyahoga County]
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      • North Royalton [Cuyahoga County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 30,068 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on North Royalton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Royalton<7>
    • Rocky River [Cuyahoga County]
    • Parma Heights [Cuyahoga County]
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      • Parma Heights [Cuyahoga County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,790 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parma Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parma Heights
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parma Heights<7>

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Avon. 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.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avon ...

Looking for more information about Avon? 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, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Avon.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Ohio

About Lorain County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Avon: www.cityofavon.com/

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 have 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. 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.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Avon) 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. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AvonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4587, Longitude: -82.0157       In this case, the coordinates for Avon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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