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Avalon, Virginia
(Northumberland County)

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The location of Avalon

Welcome to Avalon ...

Avalon is located in Northumberland County.

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

Avalon is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Avalon lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Avalon is within the (804) area code.

Communities near Avalon ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017<4>
Scotland (MD)   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Farnham   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fleeton   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Irvington   [Map]   405   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kilmarnock   [Map]   1,416   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lankford Corner   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Avalon.

Communities Also Named Avalon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Avalon: This one is located in Northumberland County and the other is located in Chesapeake City.

Beyond Virginia, there are 25 communities that are also named Avalon - they are located in California, Delaware, Georgia (6), Indiana, Louisiana (2), Maryland (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

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. 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. 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.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Avalon:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avalon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Northumberland County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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The official website for State of Virginia:

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 - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Avalon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avalon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9068, Longitude: -76.4238     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Avalon 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.

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