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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 lies within 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.

  • Warsaw [Richmond County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warsaw have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warsaw
    • Warsaw [Richmond County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Avalon
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warsaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warsaw
  • Kilmarnock [Lancaster County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kilmarnock have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kilmarnock
    • Kilmarnock [Lancaster County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the south of Avalon
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kilmarnock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kilmarnock
  • Irvington [Lancaster County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irvington have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irvington
    • Irvington [Lancaster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Avalon
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irvington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irvington
  • White Stone [Lancaster County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Stone have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Stone
    • White Stone [Lancaster County] lies 18 miles [29 km] to the south of Avalon
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Stone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Stone
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lara [Northumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lara
      • Lara [Northumberland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest of Avalon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lara
    • Ophelia [Northumberland County]
    • Remo [Northumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Remo
      • Remo [Northumberland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast of Avalon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Remo
    • Lankford Corner [Lancaster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lankford Corner
      • Lankford Corner [Lancaster County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south of Avalon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lankford Corner
    • Fleeton [Northumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fleeton
      • Fleeton [Northumberland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Avalon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fleeton
    • Farnham [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farnham
      • Farnham [Richmond County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west of Avalon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farnham

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.

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.

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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.

The official website for Northumberland County: www.co.northumberland.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avalon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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       In this case, the coordinates for Avalon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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