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Welcome to Avoy ...

Avoy is located in Wayne County<1>.

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

Avoy is 1,460 feet [445 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Avoy is within the (570) area code.

Adding Avoy to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Avoy in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Avoy was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Avoy on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Avoy on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Avoy ...

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

  • Scranton [Lackawanna County]
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    • Scranton [Lackawanna County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Avoy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 76,532 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scranton<5>
  • Dunmore [Lackawanna County]
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    • Dunmore [Lackawanna County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Avoy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,836 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunmore<5>
  • Carbondale [Lackawanna County]
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    • Carbondale [Lackawanna County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Avoy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,380 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carbondale<5>
  • Archbald [Lackawanna County]
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    • Archbald [Lackawanna County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Avoy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,055 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Archbald have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Blakely [Lackawanna County]
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      • Blakely [Lackawanna County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Avoy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,174 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blakely have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Taylor [Lackawanna County]
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      • Taylor [Lackawanna County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Avoy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,879 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Dickson City [Lackawanna County]
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      • Dickson City [Lackawanna County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Avoy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,731 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dickson City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Olyphant [Lackawanna County]
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      • Olyphant [Lackawanna County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Avoy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,007 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olyphant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Clarks Summit [Lackawanna County]
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      • Clarks Summit [Lackawanna County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Avoy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,843 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarks Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jessup [Lackawanna County]
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      • Jessup [Lackawanna County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Avoy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,372 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jessup have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Avoy. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avoy.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avoy ...

Looking for more information about Avoy? 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 Avoy, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Avoy.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Pennsylvania

About Wayne County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wayne County: www.co.wayne.pa.us/

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 Wayne, 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 Avoy - 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 from Point A (ie- Avoy) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avoy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4448, Longitude: -75.3396       In this case, the coordinates for Avoy 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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