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Welcome to Avoca ...
Avoca is located in Luzerne County.
The location of Avoca has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Avoca has a population of 2,630 people<2> (see below for details).
Avoca is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Avoca lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Avoca is within the (570) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Avoca had a population of 2,661 people. This makes Avoca the county's 23rd most populous community.
The population of Avoca represents 0.02% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 353rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,661 people, the population of Avoca decreased 6.66% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,851 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Avoca had an population of 2,630 people. This is a decrease of 1.16% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.75% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Avoca.
Communities near Avoca ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Avoca and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Avoca.
Communities Also Named Avoca ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Avoca - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Quebec, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Avoca.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Avoca:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avoca ...
Looking for more information about Avoca? 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 Avoca, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Avoca.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Luzerne County: www.luzernecounty.org/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019