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Welcome to Avalon ...
The location of Avalon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Avalon is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Avalon lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Avalon is within the boundaries of the (804) area code.
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.
Communities near Avalon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Avalon.
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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avalon.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Avalon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Avalon. See our Newspapers 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.
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.
Adding Avalon to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Avalon in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Avalon was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Avalon on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Avalon on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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.
The official website for Northumberland County: www.co.northumberland.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022