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Welcome to Avondale ...

Avondale is located in Cameron County<1>.

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

Avondale is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Avondale is located in the (956) area code.

Communities Also Named Avondale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Texas communities named Avondale: This one is located in Cameron County and the other is located in Tarrant County.

Beyond Texas, there are 61 communities that are also named Avondale - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida (3), Georgia (6), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, New Brunswick, New Jersey, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (8), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina (4), Tennessee (5), Utah, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Avondale ...

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

  • Weslaco [Hidalgo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weslaco
    • Weslaco [Hidalgo County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 41,629 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weslaco
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weslaco<5>
  • San Benito [Cameron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Benito
    • San Benito [Cameron County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,243 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for San Benito have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Benito
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Benito<5>
  • Mercedes [Hidalgo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mercedes
    • Mercedes [Hidalgo County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,604 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mercedes
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mercedes<5>
  • Raymondville [Willacy County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raymondville
    • Raymondville [Willacy County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,880 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymondville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymondville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Los Fresnos [Cameron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Los Fresnos
      • Los Fresnos [Cameron County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,837 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Los Fresnos have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Los Fresnos
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Los Fresnos<5>
    • La Feria [Cameron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Feria
      • La Feria [Cameron County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,230 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Feria
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Feria<5>
    • Elsa [Hidalgo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elsa
      • Elsa [Hidalgo County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,174 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elsa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elsa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elsa<5>
    • Progreso [Hidalgo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Progreso
      • Progreso [Hidalgo County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,944 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Progreso have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Progreso
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Progreso<5>
    • Edcouch [Hidalgo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edcouch
      • Edcouch [Hidalgo County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,313 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edcouch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edcouch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edcouch<5>
    • La Villa [Hidalgo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Villa
      • La Villa [Hidalgo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,870 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Villa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Villa

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avondale ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About Cameron County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cameron County: www.co.cameron.tx.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Cameron, 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 Avondale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Avondale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avondale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 26.2245, Longitude: -97.7155       In this case, the coordinates for Avondale 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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