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The location of Avondale









Welcome to Avondale ...

Avondale is primarily located in Chester County. A portion of Avondale extends into Luzerne County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Avondale has a population of 1,402 people<2> (see below for details).

Avondale is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Avondale: (610) & (484)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Avondale had a population of 1,265 people. This makes Avondale the county's 14th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,265 people, the population of Avondale increased 14.17% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,108 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Avondale had an population of 1,402 people. This is an increase of 10.83% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.53% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Avondale ...

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 Avondale and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Elsmere (DE)   [Map]   6,045   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
New Castle (DE)   [Map]   5,348   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Newark (DE)   [Map]   33,858   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Wilmington (DE)   [Map]   71,106   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Elkton (MD)   [Map]   15,652   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Coatesville   [Map]   13,123   N   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Avondale.

Communities Also Named Avondale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Avondale: This one is located in Chester County and the other is located in York County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 61 communities that are also named Avondale - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida (3), Georgia (6), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, New Brunswick, New Jersey, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (8), Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina (4), Tennessee (5), Texas (2), Utah, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia (2).

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

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 Avondale. 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 Avondale. 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 Avondale.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Avondale:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avondale ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Chester County: www.chesco.org/

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

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Avondale.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avondale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (484) is an overlay for area code (610).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Avondale) 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 Avondale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Avondale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avondale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8234, Longitude: -75.7833     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Avondale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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