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The location of Avon









Welcome to Avon ...

The city of Avon is located in Bon Homme County.

The location of Avon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Avon: AY-vahn<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Avon has a population of 596 people<3> (see below for details).

Avon is 1,610 feet [491 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Avon is within the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

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 (which had a count of 561 people).

Taken from the 2017 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).

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

Communities near Avon ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Niobrara (NE)   [Map]   346   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kingsburg   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Marty   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Scotland   [Map]   817   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Southeast Bon Homme   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Southwest Bon Homme   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Avon. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Avon.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 ...

Communities in South Dakota

About Bon Homme County

About South Dakota

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>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.

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<2>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.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Avon.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>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 drawn 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: 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Avon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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