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Welcome to Avalon Heights ...

Avalon Heights is located in McMinn County.

A typical abbreviation for Avalon Heights: Avalon Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Avalon Heights is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Avalon Heights (for example, toward Dunlap), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Avalon Heights is located in the (423) area code.

Communities near Avalon Heights ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Benton   [Map]   1,317   S   18 miles [29 km]
Decatur   [Map]   1,572   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Englewood   [Map]   1,530   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Etowah   [Map]   3,508   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Jacktown   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lakewood Village   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Avalon Heights.

Communities Also Named Avalon Heights ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Avalon Heights - they are located in Florida and Ohio.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Avalon Heights. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Avalon Heights. 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 Avalon Heights.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Avalon Heights:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avalon Heights ...

Looking for more information about Avalon Heights? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Avalon Heights? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Avalon Heights. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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

The official website for McMinn County: www.mcminncounty.org/

The official website for State of Tennessee: www.tn.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avalon Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Avalon Heights. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Avalon Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avalon Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4384, Longitude: -84.6144     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Avalon Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Avalon Heights.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Avalon Heights.