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Welcome to Avon Heights ...

Avon Heights is located in Lebanon County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Avon Heights: Avon Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Avon Heights is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Avon Heights is within the (717) area code.

Communities near Avon Heights ...

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

  • Ephrata [Lancaster County]
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    • Ephrata [Lancaster County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Avon Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,862 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ephrata
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ephrata<5>
  • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabethtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabethtown
    • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Avon Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,445 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethtown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethtown<5>
  • Lititz [Lancaster County]
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    • Lititz [Lancaster County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Avon Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,465 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lititz
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lititz<5>
  • Mount Joy [Lancaster County]
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    • Mount Joy [Lancaster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Avon Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,278 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Joy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Joy<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Palmyra [Lebanon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmyra have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmyra
      • Palmyra [Lebanon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Avon Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,587 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmyra<5>
    • Manheim [Lancaster County]
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      • Manheim [Lancaster County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Avon Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,849 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manheim
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manheim<5>
    • Hummelstown [Dauphin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hummelstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hummelstown
      • Hummelstown [Dauphin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Avon Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,823 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hummelstown<5>
    • East Petersburg [Lancaster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Petersburg
      • East Petersburg [Lancaster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Avon Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,504 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Petersburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Petersburg<5>
    • Cornwall [Lebanon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornwall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cornwall
      • Cornwall [Lebanon County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Avon Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,376 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornwall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cornwall<5>
    • Sinking Spring [Berks County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avon Heights ...

Looking for more information about Avon Heights? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Avon Heights, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Avon Heights.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Avon Heights. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Lebanon County: www.lebcounty.org/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Lebanon, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Avon Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Avon Heights) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Avon Heights. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Avon Heights

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avon Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3526, Longitude: -76.3750       In this case, the coordinates for Avon Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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