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Welcome to Avon ...

Avon is located in Lafayette County<1>.

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

Avon is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Avon is within the boundaries of the (608) area code.

Communities Also Named Avon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Avon: This one is located in Lafayette County and the other is located in Rock County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 40 communities that are also named Avon - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Montana, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Utah (2), Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Avon ...

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

  • Platteville (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Platteville
    • Platteville lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Avon and is located in Grant County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,650 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Platteville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Platteville
  • Mineral Point (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineral Point
    • Mineral Point lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Avon and is located in Iowa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,454 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mineral Point
  • Cuba City (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuba City
    • Cuba City lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Avon and is located in Grant County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,047 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuba City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuba City
  • Warren (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warren
    • Warren lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Avon and is located in Jo Daviess County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,300 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warren have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warren
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warren<5>
  • Hazel Green (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazel Green
    • Hazel Green lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Avon and is located in Grant County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,219 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazel Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazel Green
  • Shullsburg (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shullsburg
    • Shullsburg lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Avon and is located in Lafayette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,192 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shullsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shullsburg
  • Belmont (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belmont
    • Belmont lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Avon and is located in Lafayette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 974 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
  • Benton (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benton
    • Benton lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Avon and is located in Lafayette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 966 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benton
  • Argyle (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Argyle
    • Argyle lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Avon and is located in Lafayette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 809 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Argyle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Argyle
  • Blanchardville (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blanchardville
    • Blanchardville lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Avon and is located in Lafayette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 788 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blanchardville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avon ...

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

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

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Lafayette, 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 Avon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Avon) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6678, Longitude: -90.1262       In this case, the coordinates for Avon 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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