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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Avondale, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Avondale and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Avondale:
    • 39.979518, -80.741195
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Avondale
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Avondale ...

We have found 60 communities that share the name Avondale.

There are seven communities within Ohio that are also named Avondale.

Beyond Ohio, we know of another 53 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 53 communities, 55 are located in the United States and six are in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Ohio ...
    • Coshocton County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Avondale [Coshocton County].
    • Hamilton County
      • This Avondale is located in Hamilton County and lies 207 miles [333.1 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamilton County community of Avondale.
    • Licking County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Licking County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Licking County community of Avondale.
    • Logan County
      • This Avondale is located in Logan County and lies 169 miles [272 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Logan County community of Avondale.
    • Montgomery County
      • This Avondale is located in Montgomery County and lies 180 miles [289.7 km]<2> to the west of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of Avondale.
    • Muskingum County
      • This Avondale is located in Muskingum County and lies 70 miles [112.7 km]<2> to the west of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Muskingum County community of Avondale.
    • Stark County
      • This Avondale is located in Stark County and lies 68 miles [109.4 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Stark County community of Avondale.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Jefferson County
      • This Avondale is located in Jefferson County and lies 556 miles [894.8 km]<2> to the southwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Avondale.
    • Arizona
      • Maricopa County
      • This Avondale is located in Maricopa County and lies 1,796 miles [2,890.4 km]<2> to the west of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Maricopa County community of Avondale.
    • Colorado
      • Pueblo County
      • This Avondale is located in Pueblo County and lies 1,266 miles [2,037.4 km]<2> to the west of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pueblo County community of Avondale.
    • Florida
      • Duval County
      • This Avondale is located in Duval County and lies 670 miles [1,078.3 km]<2> to the south of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Duval County community of Avondale.
      • Escambia County
      • This Avondale is located in Escambia County and lies 754 miles [1,213.4 km] to the south southwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Escambia County community of Avondale.
      • Hillsborough County
      • This Avondale is located in Hillsborough County and lies 833 miles [1,340.6 km] to the south of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of Avondale.
    • Georgia
      • Bibb County
      • This Avondale is located in Bibb County and lies 528 miles [849.7 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bibb County community of Avondale.
      • Chatham County
      • This Avondale is located in Chatham County and lies 547 miles [880.3 km] to the south of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chatham County community of Avondale.
      • Dougherty County
      • This Avondale is located in Dougherty County and lies 611 miles [983.3 km] to the south southwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dougherty County community of Avondale.
      • McDuffie County
      • This Avondale is located in McDuffie County and lies 465 miles [748.3 km] to the south southwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the McDuffie County community of Avondale.
      • Muscogee County
      • This Avondale is located in Muscogee County and lies 570 miles [917.3 km] to the south southwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Muscogee County community of Avondale.
      • Richmond County
      • This Avondale is located in Richmond County and lies 452 miles [727.4 km] to the south of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Richmond County community of Avondale.
    • Illinois
      • Cook County
      • This Avondale is located in Cook County and lies 387 miles [622.8 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cook County community of Avondale.
    • Indiana
      • Grant County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Indiana community of Avondale [Grant County].
    • Kansas
      • Franklin County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Avondale [Franklin County].
    • Kentucky
      • Jefferson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of Avondale [Jefferson County].
      • McCracken County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of Avondale [McCracken County].
    • Louisiana
      • Jefferson Parish
      • This Avondale is located in Jefferson Parish and lies 876 miles [1,409.8 km]<2> to the southwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson Parish community of Avondale.
      • Tensas Parish
      • This Avondale is located in Tensas Parish and lies 808 miles [1,300.3 km] to the southwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tensas Parish community of Avondale.
    • Maryland
      • Carroll County
      • This Avondale is located in Carroll County and lies 199 miles [320.3 km]<2> to the east of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carroll County community of Avondale.
      • Prince George's County
      • This Avondale is located in Prince George's County and lies 212 miles [341.2 km] to the east southeast of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Prince George's County community of Avondale.
    • Michigan
      • Muskegon County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Avondale [Muskegon County].
      • Osceola County
      • This Avondale is located in Osceola County and lies 361 miles [581 km]<2> to the northwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Osceola County community of Avondale.
    • Mississippi
      • Bolivar County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Mississippi community of Avondale [Bolivar County].
      • Oktibbeha County
      • This Avondale is located in Oktibbeha County and lies 632 miles [1,017.1 km]<2> to the southwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Oktibbeha County community of Avondale.
    • Missouri
      • Clay County
      • This Avondale is located in Clay County and lies 736 miles [1,184.5 km]<2> to the west of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clay County community of Avondale.
    • Montana
      • Valley County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Montana community of Avondale [Valley County].
    • New Brunswick
      • This Avondale lies 789 miles [1,269.8 km]<2> to the northeast of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
    • New Jersey
      • Essex County
      • This Avondale is located in Essex County and lies 351 miles [564.9 km]<2> to the east of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Essex County community of Avondale.
    • Newfoundland and Labrador
      • This Avondale lies 1,458 miles [2,346.4 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
    • North Carolina
      • Rutherford County
      • This Avondale is located in Rutherford County and lies 330 miles [531.1 km]<2> to the south of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rutherford County community of Avondale.
    • Nova Scotia
      • We haven't found the location of this community yet.
    • Ontario
      • This Avondale lies 474 miles [762.8 km]<2> to the northeast of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
    • Pennsylvania
      • Chester County
      • This Avondale is located in Chester County and lies 262 miles [421.6 km]<2> to the east of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chester County community of Avondale.
      • York County
      • This Avondale is located in York County and lies 214 miles [344.4 km] to the east of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the York County community of Avondale.
    • Prince Edward Island
      • This Avondale lies 998 miles [1,606.1 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
    • Rhode Island
      • Washington County
      • This Avondale is located in Washington County and lies 475 miles [764.4 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Avondale.
    • South Carolina
      • Charleston County
      • This Avondale is located in Charleston County and lies 498 miles [801.5 km]<2> to the south of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Charleston County community of Avondale.
      • Greenwood County
      • This Avondale is located in Greenwood County and lies 405 miles [651.8 km] to the south southwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greenwood County community of Avondale.
      • Oconee County
      • This Avondale is located in Oconee County and lies 384 miles [618 km] to the south southwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Oconee County community of Avondale.
      • Sumter County
      • This Avondale is located in Sumter County and lies 419 miles [674.3 km] to the south of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sumter County community of Avondale.
    • Tennessee
      • Davidson County
      • This Avondale is located in Davidson County and lies 418 miles [672.7 km]<2> to the southwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Davidson County community of Avondale.
      • Gibson County
      • This Avondale is located in Gibson County and lies 527 miles [848.1 km] to the west southwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gibson County community of Avondale.
      • Grainger County
      • This Avondale is located in Grainger County and lies 293 miles [471.5 km] to the south southwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grainger County community of Avondale.
      • Hamilton County
      • This Avondale is located in Hamilton County and lies 420 miles [675.9 km] to the southwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamilton County community of Avondale.
      • Sumner County
      • This Avondale is located in Sumner County and lies 403 miles [648.6 km] to the southwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sumner County community of Avondale.
    • Texas
      • Cameron County
      • This Avondale is located in Cameron County and lies 1,361 miles [2,190.3 km]<2> to the southwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cameron County community of Avondale.
      • Tarrant County
      • This Avondale is located in Tarrant County and lies 1,042 miles [1,676.9 km] to the west southwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tarrant County community of Avondale.
    • Utah
      • Salt Lake County
      • This Avondale is located in Salt Lake County and lies 1,633 miles [2,628.1 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Salt Lake County community of Avondale.
    • Virginia
      • Hanover County
      • This Avondale is located in Hanover County and lies 242 miles [389.5 km]<2> to the southeast of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hanover County community of Avondale.
    • Washington
      • King County
      • This Avondale is located in King County and lies 2,100 miles [3,379.6 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the King County community of Avondale.
    • West Virginia
      • Doddridge County
      • This Avondale is located in Doddridge County and lies 47 miles [75.6 km]<2> to the south of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Doddridge County community of Avondale.
      • McDowell County
      • This Avondale is located in McDowell County and lies 185 miles [297.7 km] to the south southwest of the Avondale that is located in Belmont County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the McDowell County community of Avondale.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Avondale ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Anvil [Belmont County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anvil
    • Anvil [Belmont County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west of Avondale
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anvil
  • Blaine [Belmont County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blaine
    • Blaine [Belmont County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Avondale
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
  • Businessburg [Belmont County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Businessburg
    • Businessburg [Belmont County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Avondale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Businessburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Businessburg
  • Cedar Rocks [Ohio County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Rocks
    • Cedar Rocks [Ohio County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Avondale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Rocks have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Rocks
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    • Echo [Belmont County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Echo
      • Echo [Belmont County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Avondale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Echo have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Echo
    • Echo Point [Ohio County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Echo Point
      • Echo Point [Ohio County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Avondale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Echo Point have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Echo Point
    • Elm Grove [Ohio County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elm Grove
      • Elm Grove [Ohio County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Avondale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elm Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elm Grove
    • Grave Creek [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grave Creek
      • Grave Creek [Marshall County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of Avondale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grave Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grave Creek
    • Key [Belmont County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Key
      • Key [Belmont County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west of Avondale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Key have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Key
    • Limestone [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Limestone
      • Limestone [Marshall County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southeast of Avondale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Limestone have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Limestone
    • Moundsville [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moundsville
      • Moundsville [Marshall County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south of Avondale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,117 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moundsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moundsville<5>
    • Mozart [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mozart
      • Mozart [Marshall County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north of Avondale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mozart have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mozart
    • Mozart Meadows [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mozart Meadows
      • Mozart Meadows [Marshall County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Avondale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mozart Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mozart Meadows
    • Riverview [Belmont County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverview
      • Riverview [Belmont County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north of Avondale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverview have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverview
    • Shadyside [Belmont County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shadyside
      • Shadyside [Belmont County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest of Avondale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,513 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shadyside have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shadyside
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shadyside<5>
    • Vineyard Hills [Ohio County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vineyard Hills
      • Vineyard Hills [Ohio County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north of Avondale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vineyard Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vineyard Hills

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Avondale. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

  • View Our List ...
    • Jesse Cail 'Crab' Burkett     (Major League Baseball)
    • William Russell 'Russ' Craft     (Professional football)
    • Henrietta Crosman     (Actress)
    • Joseph Francis 'Joe' Fortunato, Jr.     (Professional football)
    • Thomas A. Franckhauser     (Professional football)
    • Gene 'Augie' Freese     (Major League Baseball)
    • Clark Gable     (Oscar winning actor)
      • Full name: William Clark Gable
      • Oscar winning actor. He was born in Cadiz (OH) on February 1, 1901 (a Friday) and died in Los Angeles (CA) on November 16, 1960 (a Wednesday) at the age of 59. He is buried at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Cadiz is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northwest of Avondale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Clark Gable<6>
    • Rob Garrison     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Wheeling (WV) on January 23, 1960 (a Saturday) and died in Wheeling (WV) on September 27, 2019 (a Friday) at the age of 59. The body was cremated.
      • Wheeling is located 5 miles [8 km] to the north of Avondale.
      • Wheeling is located 5 miles [8 km] to the north of Avondale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rob Garrison<6>
    • Alex John Groza     (Professional basketball, Olympic Gold Medalist)
    • Rebecca Ann Naylor Hazard     (Suffragette)
    • John Joseph 'Johnny' Lipon     (Professional baseball)
    • William Holmes McGuffey     (Author, educator)
    • George Ault 'Tad' Mosel     (Playwright, screenwriter)

How Far From Avondale to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Avondale to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Avondale and extending to:

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    • Saint Clairsville, which is the Seat of Belmont County and lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Avondale to Saint Clairsville, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Columbus, which is the State Capital of Ohio, lies 119 miles [191.5 km] to the west (W). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 211 miles [339.6 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 12 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,004 miles [9,662.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,722 miles [10,818 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,597 miles [7,398.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Avondale could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>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- Avondale) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avondale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9795, Longitude: -80.7412       In this case, the coordinates for Avondale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Avondale, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<7>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<8>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Avondale to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 310.067 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.079 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.924 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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