Avalon Park covers 1,860 acres (7.5 km2) of land in southeastern Orange County, east of Alafaya Trail and south of State Road 50. Avalon Park is one of several New Urban communities in the Orlando metro area; other examples include Celebration, Florida and Baldwin Park. The community is organized in a series of villages surrounding a core Town Center area. Residential development includes a mix of condominiums, apartments, town homes, and traditional homes. Avalon Park's design also includes space for storefronts, restaurants and other businesses in the community's downtown area.
The Avalon Park community has two elementary schools (Avalon Elementary School and Stone Lakes Elementary School) and a middle school (Avalon Middle School). The community of Avalon Park is zoned for Timber Creek High School and Avalon Tech Center, which offers vocational training. The University of Central Florida is within 10 mi (16 km) as well.