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Welcome to Avalon Heights ...

Avalon Heights is located in McMinn County<1>.

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

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.<3>.

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 within the (423) area code.

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.

Communities near Avalon Heights ...

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

  • Jacktown [Monroe County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacktown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacktown
    • Jacktown [Monroe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Avalon Heights
    • Estimated population in 2014: 67,319 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacktown
  • Sweetwater [Monroe County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweetwater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweetwater
    • Sweetwater [Monroe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Avalon Heights
    • Estimated population in 2018: 5,868 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweetwater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sweetwater<5>
  • Madisonville [Monroe County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madisonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madisonville
    • Madisonville [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Avalon Heights
    • Estimated population in 2018: 4,927 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madisonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madisonville<5>
  • Etowah [McMinn County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Etowah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Etowah
    • Etowah [McMinn County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Avalon Heights
    • Estimated population in 2018: 3,482 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Etowah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Etowah<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Surprise [Meigs County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surprise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Surprise
      • Surprise [Meigs County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Avalon Heights
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,799 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surprise
    • Decatur [Meigs County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Decatur have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Decatur
      • Decatur [Meigs County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Avalon Heights
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,647 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<5>
    • Englewood [McMinn County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Englewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Englewood
      • Englewood [McMinn County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Avalon Heights
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,524 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Englewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Englewood<5>
    • Benton [Polk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benton
      • Benton [Polk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Avalon Heights
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,271 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benton<5>
    • Lakewood Village [Rhea County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakewood Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakewood Village
      • Lakewood Village [Rhea County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Avalon Heights
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 990 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakewood Village
    • Tellico Plains [Monroe County]

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 Avalon Heights. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avalon Heights.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Avalon Heights.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Avalon Heights. See our Newspapers 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.

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

About Tennessee

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: www.mcminncounty.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including McMinn, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Avalon Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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       In this case, the coordinates for Avalon Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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