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Welcome to Avondale ...

Avondale is located in York County<1>.

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

Avondale is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Avondale: (717)

Communities Also Named Avondale ...

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

  • Hanover [York County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hanover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanover
    • Hanover [York County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2018: 15,660 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanover<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 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2018: 11,450 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethtown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethtown<5>
  • Columbia [Lancaster County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia
    • Columbia [Lancaster County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2018: 10,369 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<5>
  • Middletown [Dauphin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
    • Middletown [Dauphin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2018: 9,283 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Millersville [Lancaster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millersville
      • Millersville [Lancaster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2018: 8,388 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millersville<5>
    • Mount Joy [Lancaster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Joy
      • Mount Joy [Lancaster County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2018: 8,201 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Joy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Joy<5>
    • Red Lion [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Lion
      • Red Lion [York County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2018: 6,343 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Lion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Lion<5>
    • New Freedom [York County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Freedom have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Freedom
      • New Freedom [York County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2018: 4,696 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Freedom
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Freedom<5>
    • West York [York County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West York have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West York
      • West York [York County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the west of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2018: 4,584 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West York
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West York<5>
    • Shrewsbury [York County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shrewsbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shrewsbury
      • Shrewsbury [York County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2018: 3,857 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shrewsbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shrewsbury<5>

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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About York County

About Pennsylvania

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 York County: www.york-county.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 York, 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 Avondale - 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 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, 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: 39.9359, Longitude: -76.6891       In this case, the coordinates for Avondale 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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