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Welcome to Avon ...

Avon is located in Doddridge County<1>.

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

Avon is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Avon: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Avon ...

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

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.

  • Clarksburg [Harrison County]
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    • Clarksburg [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Avon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksburg<6>
  • Weston [Lewis County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weston
    • Weston [Lewis County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Avon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,857 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<6>
  • Stonewood [Harrison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonewood
    • Stonewood [Harrison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Avon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,714 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewood
  • Salem [Harrison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
    • Salem [Harrison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Avon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,522 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nutter Fort [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nutter Fort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nutter Fort
      • Nutter Fort [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,512 people
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    • Pennsboro [Ritchie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pennsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pennsboro
      • Pennsboro [Ritchie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,003 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pennsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pennsboro<6>
    • West Union [Doddridge County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Union
      • West Union [Doddridge County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 799 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Union<6>
    • Anmoore [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anmoore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anmoore
      • Anmoore [Harrison County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 734 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anmoore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anmoore<6>
    • West Milford [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Milford
      • West Milford [Harrison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 607 people
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    • Lost Creek [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lost Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lost Creek
      • Lost Creek [Harrison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Avon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 464 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Creek

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Doddridge County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Doddridge, 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>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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: 39.1954, Longitude: -80.6490       In this case, the coordinates for Avon 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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