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Welcome to Avis ...

Avis is located in Summers County<1>.

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

Avis is 1,540 feet [469 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Avis: (304) and (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Avis ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Avis - they are located in Kentucky, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

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

Communities near Avis ...

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

  • Beckley [Raleigh County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beckley
    • Beckley [Raleigh County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Avis
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,940 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beckley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beckley<6>
  • Mabscott [Raleigh County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mabscott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mabscott
    • Mabscott [Raleigh County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Avis
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,263 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mabscott
  • Alderson [Greenbrier County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alderson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alderson
    • Alderson [Greenbrier County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Avis
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,125 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alderson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alderson<6>
  • Athens [Mercer County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athens
    • Athens [Mercer County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Avis
    • Estimated population in 2019: 897 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rich Creek [Giles County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rich Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rich Creek
      • Rich Creek [Giles County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Avis
      • Estimated population in 2019: 741 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rich Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rich Creek<6>
    • Peterstown [Monroe County]
    • Union [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
      • Union [Monroe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Avis
      • Estimated population in 2019: 540 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Bridge
      • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Avis
      • Estimated population in 2019: 346 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Bridge
    • Jumping Branch [Summers County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jumping Branch
      • Jumping Branch [Summers County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Avis
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jumping Branch
    • Forest Hill [Summers County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avis ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Summers County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Summers, 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 Avis - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>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- Avis) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6665, Longitude: -80.8879       In this case, the coordinates for Avis have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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