Avon Park, Florida

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Avon Park
Nickname(s): 
The City of Charm
Location in Highlands County and the state of Florida
Location in Highlands County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: Coordinates: 27°35′40″N 81°30′12″W / 27.59444°N 81.50333°W / 27.59444; -81.50333
CountryFlag of the United States.svg United States
StateFlag of Florida.svg Florida
CountyHighlands
settled1884
Incorporated (town)1886
Incorporated (city)1 January 1926
Government
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • MayorSharon Schuler
 • City ManagerSarah Adelt
Area
 • Total5.65 sq mi (14.6 km2)
 • Land4.64 sq mi (12.0 km2)
 • Water1.02 sq mi (2.6 km2)  18.1%
Elevation
121 ft (37 m)
Population
(1 July 2006)
 • Total8,879
 • Density1,841.8/sq mi (711.1/km2)
 Census estimates
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
33825-33826
Area code(s)863
FIPS code12-02750[1]
GNIS feature ID0278007[2]
Websitehttp://www.avonpark.cc

Avon Park is a city in Highlands County, Florida, United States.

References[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.