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Avon
Lorain County, Ohio

ZipCodes
44011




Page Contents for Avon, Ohio

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Ohio state capital is Columbus.
The population of Avon is approximately 7,337 (1990), 21193 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,425 (1990), 7584 (2010).
The amount of land area in Avon is 54.065 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Avon is 20.87 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.042 sq kilometers.
The distance from Avon to Washington DC is 326 miles.
The distance to the Ohio state capital is 113 miles. (as the crow flies)
Avon is positioned 41.45 degrees north of the equator and 82.02 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in northeast Lorain County near Lake Erie about 22 miles west of downtown Cleveland.
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Weather


seasonal. Here is a weather page for the area.
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History & History Related Items

Historical Sketch of Avon, Ohio to 1974, by Taylor J. Smith

A general history page for Avon.

A Sports History page for Avon.

Genealogy for Avon.

The area on which Avon is located at the present time was once in Indian Territory. Near the end of the American Revolution in 1783, there was conflict here between the Americans and the consolidated British and Iroquois tribe.

Lorain County was created in 1824 and Troy Township changed its name to Avon Township.
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The settling of Avon

1814 - first white settlers

The founding of Avon

1824 Avon Township


Attractions

The French Creek Historic District includes many century homes. Additionally, the area abounds in antique shops. Festivals and special sales bring many to Avon during the year.
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Avon Schools

Avon Local Schools
3075 Stoney Ridge Road
Avon, Ohio, 44011.
Phone: (440) 934-6191 Avon

Miscellany

The population of Avon was:
1961 - 6002
1990 - 7,337

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