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Welcome to Avondale ...

Avondale is primarily located in Chester County<1>. A portion of Avondale extends into Luzerne County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Avondale has a population of 1,401 people<3> (see below for details).

Avondale is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Avondale: (610) & (484)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Avondale had an population of 1,401 people. This is an increase of 10.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.44% since the 2000 Census).

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 (which had a count of 1,108 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Avondale ...

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

  • Wilmington [New Castle County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilmington
    • Wilmington [New Castle County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2018: 70,635 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmington<7>
  • Newark [New Castle County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newark have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newark
    • Newark [New Castle County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2018: 33,673 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newark<7>
  • West Chester [Chester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Chester
    • West Chester [Chester County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2018: 20,048 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Chester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Chester<7>
  • Elkton [Cecil County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkton
    • Elkton [Cecil County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2018: 15,640 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkton<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Coatesville [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coatesville
      • Coatesville [Chester County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2018: 13,114 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coatesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coatesville<7>
    • Downingtown [Chester County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Downingtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Downingtown
      • Downingtown [Chester County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2018: 7,927 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downingtown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downingtown<7>
    • Kennett Square [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennett Square
      • Kennett Square [Chester County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2018: 6,195 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennett Square
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennett Square<7>
    • Elsmere [New Castle County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elsmere have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elsmere
      • Elsmere [New Castle County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2018: 5,981 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elsmere
    • Oxford [Chester County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxford
      • Oxford [Chester County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2018: 5,572 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<7>
    • New Castle [New Castle County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Castle
      • New Castle [New Castle County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2018: 5,529 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Castle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Castle<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 Avondale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avondale.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Avondale.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Chester County

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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>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Chester, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Avondale.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avondale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (484) is an overlay for area code (610).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' 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.

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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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       In this case, the coordinates for Avondale 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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