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Avondale, West Virginia
(Doddridge County)

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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 [Ritchie County]
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Harrisville
    • Harrisville [Ritchie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,674 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisville<6>
  • 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,522 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<6>
  • 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,003 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pennsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pennsboro<6>
  • Middlebourne [Tyler County]
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Middlebourne
    • Middlebourne [Tyler County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 738 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middlebourne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middlebourne<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 607 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Milford
    • Pine Grove [Wetzel County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Pine Grove
      • Pine Grove [Wetzel County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 482 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine Grove<6>
    • Ellenboro [Ritchie County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Ellenboro
      • Ellenboro [Ritchie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 363 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellenboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellenboro<6>
    • Smithfield [Wetzel County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Smithfield
      • Smithfield [Wetzel County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 146 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithfield<6>
    • Pullman [Ritchie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pullman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pullman
      • Pullman [Ritchie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 136 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pullman
    • Auburn [Ritchie County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Auburn
      • Auburn [Ritchie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
      • 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Doddridge County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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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