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Welcome to Avon ...

The city of Avon is located in Bon Homme County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Avon: AY-vahn<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Avon has a population of 596 people<4> (see below for details).

Avon is 1,610 feet [491 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: Avon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Avon: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Avon had an population of 596 people. This is an increase of 1.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.24% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Avon had a population of 590 people (or 8.35% of the total population of Bon Homme County). This makes Avon the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Avon represents 0.07% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 139th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 590 people, the population of Avon increased 5.17% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 561 people).

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

Communities Also Named Avon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 40 communities that are also named Avon - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Montana, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Utah (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Avon ...

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

  • Springfield [Bon Homme County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springfield
    • Springfield [Bon Homme County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Avon
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,940 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<7>
  • Wagner [Charles Mix County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wagner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wagner
    • Wagner [Charles Mix County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Avon
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,562 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wagner
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wagner<7>
  • Tyndall [Bon Homme County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyndall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tyndall
    • Tyndall [Bon Homme County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Avon
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,039 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tyndall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tyndall<7>
  • Scotland [Bon Homme County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scotland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Scotland [Bon Homme County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Avon
    • Estimated population in 2018: 817 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scotland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scotland<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kingsburg [Bon Homme County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingsburg
      • Kingsburg [Bon Homme County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2014: 697 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingsburg
    • Tripp [Hutchinson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tripp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tripp
      • Tripp [Hutchinson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2018: 632 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tripp
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tripp<7>
    • Marty [Charles Mix County]
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      • Marty [Charles Mix County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Avon
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 402 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marty
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marty<7>
    • Niobrara [Knox County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Niobrara have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Niobrara
      • Niobrara [Knox County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2018: 342 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Niobrara
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Niobrara<7>
    • Santee [Knox County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Santee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santee
      • Santee [Knox County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2018: 340 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santee
    • Delmont [Douglas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delmont
      • Delmont [Douglas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2018: 219 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delmont<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 Avon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avon.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Bon Homme, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Avon. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Avon.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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- Avon) 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 Avon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Avon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0050, Longitude: -98.0595       In this case, the coordinates for Avon 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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