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Welcome to Avant Prairie ...

Avant Prairie is located in Freestone County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Avant Prairie: Avant Pr.

Avant Prairie is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities near Avant Prairie ...

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

  • Mexia [Limestone County]
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    • Mexia [Limestone County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Avant Prairie
    • Estimated population for 2018: 7,373 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mexia
  • Teague [Freestone County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Teague have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Teague
    • Teague [Freestone County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Avant Prairie
    • Estimated population for 2018: 3,527 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Teague
  • Fairfield [Freestone County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairfield
    • Fairfield [Freestone County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Avant Prairie
    • Estimated population for 2018: 2,937 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfield
  • Buffalo [Leon County]
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    • Buffalo [Leon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Avant Prairie
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,895 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jewett [Leon County]
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      • Jewett [Leon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Avant Prairie
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,211 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jewett
    • Oakwood [Leon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakwood
      • Oakwood [Leon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Avant Prairie
      • Estimated population for 2018: 517 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakwood
    • Kirvin [Freestone County]
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      • Kirvin [Freestone County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Avant Prairie
      • Estimated population for 2018: 130 people
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    • Freestone [Freestone County]
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      • Freestone [Freestone County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Avant Prairie
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    • Donie [Freestone County]
    • Turlington [Freestone County]
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      • Turlington [Freestone County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Avant Prairie
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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 Avant Prairie. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avant Prairie.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avant Prairie ...

Looking for more information about Avant Prairie? 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 Avant Prairie, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Avant Prairie.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Texas

About Freestone County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Freestone, 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 Avant Prairie - 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 from Point A (ie- Avant Prairie) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avant Prairie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6096, Longitude: -96.1808       In this case, the coordinates for Avant Prairie have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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