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Avon
Eagle County, Colorado

ZipCodes
81620

Motto
Heart of the Valley



Page Contents for Avon, Colorado

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Colorado state capital is Denver.
The population of Avon is approximately 5,561 2000, 6447 2010.
The approximate number of families is 1,344 1990, 2321 2010.
The amount of land area in Avon is 13.067 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.058 sq kilometers.
The distance from Avon to Washington DC is 1675 miles.
The distance to the Colorado state capital is 94 miles. (as the crow flies)
Avon is positioned 39.65 degrees north of the equator and 106.53 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

just west of Vail near Interstate 70.
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History & History Related Items

The Avon area was first a hunting and fishing ground for the local Ute Indians. The first settlers came around 1874. The area was named by the early English settlers who thought it resembled the Avon River Valley back in their native Englahd. Avon remained active and thriving for many years before it was incorporated as a town on 24 February 1978. It continues to be a growing area today.

Here is a history page for Avon.
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Avon City Government

Town of Avon
400 Benchmark Road
Mailing Address:
Town of Avon
PO Box 975
Avon, CO, 81620
Phone: 970-748-4000
Fax: 970-949-9139
TTY: 970-845-7708Email

Avon Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce
260 Beaver Creek Pl
Avon, CO 81620
Phone: 970-949-5189

Avon Organizations

Chamber Of Commerce
260 Beaver Creek Pl
Avon, CO 81620
Phone: 970-949-5189

Avon Schools

Battle Mountain High School
750 Eagle Rd
Avon, CO 81620
Phone: 970-949-4490 Avon

Miscellany

The population of Avon was:
1988 - 1,500
1990 - 1,798
1998 - 3,000
2000 - 5,561.

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