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Avondale, Virginia

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Welcome to Avondale ...

Avondale is located in Hanover County<1>.

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

Avondale is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Avondale: (804)

Communities Also Named Avondale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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), Texas (2), Utah, 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.

  • Richmond [Richmond City]
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    • Richmond [Richmond City] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Avondale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 232,226 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<5>
  • Ashland [Hanover County]
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    • Ashland [Hanover County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Avondale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,908 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<5>
  • Chamberlayne [Henrico County]
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    • Chamberlayne [Henrico County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Avondale
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  • East Highland Park [Henrico County]
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    • East Highland Park [Henrico County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Avondale
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Longdale [Henrico County]
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      • Longdale [Henrico County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Avondale
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    • Oak Hill [Henrico County]
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      • Oak Hill [Henrico County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Avondale
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    • Glen Allen [Henrico County]
    • Hanover [Hanover County]
    • Highland Springs [Henrico County]
    • Hunton [Henrico County]
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      • Hunton [Henrico County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Avondale
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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 ...

Communities in Virginia

About Hanover County

About Virginia

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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Hanover, 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 obstructions 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: 37.6576, Longitude: -77.3616       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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