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Welcome to Avoca ...

Avoca is located in Clay County.

Avoca is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Telephone area codes for Avoca: (304) & (681)<2>

Communities near Avoca ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Avoca and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Beech Glen   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Canfield   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Clem   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Clendenin   [Map]   1,142   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Harrison   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Muddlety   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Avoca.

Communities Also Named Avoca ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Avoca - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Avoca. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Avoca. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Avoca.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Avoca:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avoca ...

Looking for more information about Avoca? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Avoca? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Avoca, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Avoca.

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The Communities of West Virginia

About Clay County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avoca - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Avoca. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Avoca) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avoca. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4532, Longitude: -81.0507     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Avoca have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Avoca.

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