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Avalon Heights, Tennessee

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The location of Avalon Heights

Welcome to Avalon Heights ...

Avalon Heights is located in McMinn County.

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

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.<2>.

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 lies within the (423) area code.

Communities near Avalon Heights ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Avalon Heights and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Benton   [Map]   1,289   S   18 miles [29 km]
Decatur   [Map]   1,633   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Englewood   [Map]   1,519   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Etowah   [Map]   3,463   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Avalon Heights. 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 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 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 Avalon Heights, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Avalon Heights.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About McMinn County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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:

The official website for State of Tennessee:

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 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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 we use 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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<4>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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