Place:Avon, Livingston, New York, United States

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NameAvon
TypeVillage
Coordinates42.91°N 77.747°W
Located inLivingston, New York, United States


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Avon is a village in Livingston County, New York, USA. The population was 3,394 at the 2010 census. The village is named after the River Avon.

The Village of Avon is located within the northwest part of the Town of Avon. The village is south of the City of Rochester.

History

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Mineral springs near the village made the village locally famous as a spa in the early 19th Century. The village was incorporated in 1858. Avon was also known historically for harness racing at the Avon Driving Park.

Originally, Avon's name was Hartford. Both names come from towns in Connecticut.

The Aaron Barber Memorial Building, Avon Inn, First Methodist Episcopal Church of Avon, Hall's Opera Block, and J. Francis Kellogg House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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  • Outstanding guide to Avon family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, town histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.


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