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Welcome to Avery ...

The town of Avery is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

Avery is located in Red River County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Avery, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1902.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Avery has a population of 456 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Avery is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Avery is located in the (903) area code.

The ZIP code for Avery: 75554<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Avery had an population of 456 people. This is a decrease of 5.39% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.3% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Avery had a population of 482 people. This makes Avery the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 482 people, the population of Avery increased 4.33% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 462 people).

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

Communities Also Named Avery ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 25 communities that are also named Avery - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, California, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan (2), Missouri (3), Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon and Pennsylvania (2).

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

Communities near Avery ...

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

  • Clarksville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
  • De Kalb
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
  • Annona
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
  • English
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for English
    • English is located in Red River County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on English
  • Boxelder
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boxelder have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boxelder
    • Boxelder is located in Red River County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Boxelder
  • Dalby Springs
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalby Springs
    • Dalby Springs is located in Bowie County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Dalby Springs
  • Cuthand
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuthand
    • Cuthand is located in Red River County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Cuthand
  • Sherry
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sherry
    • Sherry is located in Red River County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Sherry
  • Bassett
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bassett
    • Bassett is located in Bowie County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Bassett
  • Haworth
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the north)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avery ...

Looking for more information about Avery? 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 Avery, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Avery.

Adding Avery to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Avery in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Avery was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Avery in the book titled .<7> From that list, the Avery post office opened in 1902.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Avery.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Avery. 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 Red River, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Avery.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avery - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Avery). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Avery or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

 

 

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