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Welcome to Avondale ...

Avondale is located in Doddridge County<1>.

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

Avondale is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Avondale: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Avondale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Avondale: This one is located in Doddridge County and the other is located in McDowell County.

Beyond West Virginia, 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, Virginia and Washington.

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.

  • Harrisville (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisville
    • Harrisville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Avondale and is located in Ritchie County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,664 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisville<6>
  • Salem (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
    • Salem lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Avondale and is located in Harrison County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,511 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<6>
  • Pennsboro (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pennsboro
    • Pennsboro lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Avondale and is located in Ritchie County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,018 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pennsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pennsboro<6>
  • Middlebourne (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middlebourne
    • Middlebourne lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Avondale and is located in Tyler County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 731 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middlebourne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middlebourne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middlebourne<6>
  • West Milford (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Milford
    • West Milford lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Avondale and is located in Harrison County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 609 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Milford
  • Pine Grove (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Grove
    • Pine Grove lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Avondale and is located in Wetzel County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 472 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine Grove<6>
  • Ellenboro (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellenboro
    • Ellenboro lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Avondale and is located in Ritchie County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 368 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellenboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellenboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellenboro<6>
  • Smithfield (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithfield
    • Smithfield lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Avondale and is located in Wetzel County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 142 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithfield<6>
  • Pullman (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pullman
    • Pullman lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Avondale and is located in Ritchie County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 135 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pullman
  • Auburn (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auburn
    • Auburn lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Avondale and is located in Ritchie County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 88 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn

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.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Avondale

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Doddridge County

About West Virginia

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Avondale. 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 Avondale - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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: 39.2979, Longitude: -80.7445       In this case, the coordinates for Avondale 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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