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Communities Also Named Avoca ...

We have found 25 communities that share the name Avoca.

Within Quebec, the name Avoca is unique.

Beyond Quebec, we know of another 25 communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Lawrence County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of Avoca [Lawrence County].
    • Arkansas
      • Benton County
      • This Avoca is located in Benton County and lies 1,191 miles [1,916.7 km]<2> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avoca
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Benton County community of Avoca.
    • Florida
      • Hamilton County
      • This Avoca is located in Hamilton County and lies 1,137 miles [1,829.8 km]<2> to the south southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avoca
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamilton County community of Avoca.
    • Illinois
      • Livingston County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Illinois community of Avoca [Livingston County].
    • Indiana
      • Lawrence County
      • This Avoca is located in Lawrence County and lies 764 miles [1,229.5 km]<2> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avoca
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lawrence County community of Avoca.
    • Iowa
      • Pottawattamie County
      • This Avoca is located in Pottawattamie County and lies 1,069 miles [1,720.4 km]<2> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avoca
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pottawattamie County community of Avoca.
    • Kansas
      • Butler County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Avoca [Butler County].
      • Chase County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Avoca [Chase County].
      • Jackson County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Avoca [Jackson County].
      • Shawnee County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Avoca [Shawnee County].
    • Kentucky
      • Jefferson County
      • This Avoca is located in Jefferson County and lies 755 miles [1,215.1 km]<2> to the southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avoca
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Avoca.
    • Louisiana
      • Saint Mary Parish
      • This Avoca is located in Saint Mary Parish and lies 1,421 miles [2,286.9 km]<2> to the southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avoca
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Mary Parish community of Avoca.
    • Michigan
      • Saint Clair County
      • This Avoca is located in Saint Clair County and lies 434 miles [698.5 km]<2> to the west southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Clair County community of Avoca.
    • Minnesota
      • Murray County
      • This Avoca is located in Murray County and lies 1,029 miles [1,656 km]<2> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avoca
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Murray County community of Avoca.
    • Missouri
      • Jefferson County
      • This community is historic<1> and although located in Jefferson County, we don't know where within the .
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Avoca.
    • Nebraska
      • Cass County
      • This Avoca is located in Cass County and lies 1,125 miles [1,810.5 km]<2> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avoca
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cass County community of Avoca.
    • New York
      • Steuben County
      • This Avoca is located in Steuben County and lies 265 miles [426.5 km]<2> to the south southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avoca
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Steuben County community of Avoca.
    • North Carolina
      • Bertie County
      • This Avoca is located in Bertie County and lies 678 miles [1,091.1 km]<2> to the south.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avoca
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bertie County community of Avoca.
    • North Dakota
      • Williams County
      • This Avoca is located in Williams County and lies 1,361 miles [2,190.3 km]<2> to the west northwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Williams County community of Avoca.
    • Oklahoma
      • Pottawatomie County
      • This Avoca is located in Pottawatomie County and lies 1,376 miles [2,214.5 km]<2> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avoca
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pottawatomie County community of Avoca.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Luzerne County
      • This Avoca is located in Luzerne County and lies 306 miles [492.5 km]<2> to the south.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Luzerne County community of Avoca.
    • Tennessee
      • Sullivan County
      • This Avoca is located in Sullivan County and lies 745 miles [1,199 km]<2> to the southwest.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sullivan County community of Avoca.
    • Texas
      • Jones County
      • This Avoca is located in Jones County and lies 1,593 miles [2,563.7 km]<2> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avoca
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jones County community of Avoca.
    • West Virginia
      • Clay County
      • This Avoca is located in Clay County and lies 597 miles [960.8 km]<2> to the southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avoca
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clay County community of Avoca.
    • Wisconsin
      • Iowa County
      • This Avoca is located in Iowa County and lies 788 miles [1,268.2 km]<2> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avoca
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Iowa County community of Avoca.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Avoca ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Chatboro
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chatboro
    • Chatboro lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Avoca
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chatboro came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatboro
  • Edina
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edina
    • Edina lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the east of Avoca
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edina came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edina
  • Happy Hollow
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Happy Hollow
    • Happy Hollow lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the south of Avoca
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Happy Hollow came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Happy Hollow
  • Henrys Corner
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henrys Corner
    • Henrys Corner lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the south of Avoca
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henrys Corner came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henrys Corner
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Lakeview
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview
      • Lakeview lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northeast of Avoca
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview
    • Lost River
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lost River
      • Lost River lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Avoca
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lost River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost River
    • Mabel
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mabel
      • Mabel lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the east of Avoca
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mabel came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mabel
    • Mount Maple
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Maple
      • Mount Maple lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the east of Avoca
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Maple came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Maple
    • Pleasant Corners
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Corners
      • Pleasant Corners lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south of Avoca
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Corners came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Corners
    • Rawcliffe
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rawcliffe
      • Rawcliffe lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east of Avoca
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rawcliffe came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rawcliffe
    • Sandy Hill
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Hill
      • Sandy Hill lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the south of Avoca
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Hill

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Avoca. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • Sir John Abbott     (4th Prime Minister of Canada (June 1891 - November 1892))
      • Full name: John Joseph Caldwell Abbott
      • 4th Prime Minister of Canada (June 1891 - November 1892). He was born in Saint Andre d'Argenteuil (QC) on March 21, 1821 (a Wednesday) and died in Montreal (QC) on October 30, 1893 (a Monday) at the age of 72.
      • Saint Andre d'Argenteuil is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast of Avoca.

How Far From Avoca to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Avoca to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Avoca and extending to:

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 52 miles [83.7 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could walk a straight line from Avoca to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take over two days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,520 miles [8,883.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,247 miles [10,053.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,125 miles [6,638.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

Communities in Quebec

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The official website for Province of Quebec: https://www.quebec.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Avoca, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Avoca) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avoca. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7167, Longitude: -74.7000    
<3>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Avoca could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<4>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<5>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<6>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Avoca to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 305.745 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 302.119 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 300.612 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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