Avon, Idaho

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Avon is an unincorporated community in Latah County, in the U.S. state of Idaho.[1]

History[edit]

A post office operated under the name Avon from 1891 until 1953.[2] However, the community Avon moved to its current location in 1907 when a new railroad line missed the original townsite.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Avon, Idaho
  2. ^ "Latah County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 23 April 2015.
  3. ^ "Ghost towns of Latah County". Moscow-Pullman Daily News. May 13, 1988. p. 25. Retrieved 23 April 2015.

Coordinates: 46°49′34″N 116°36′50″W / 46.82611°N 116.61389°W / 46.82611; -116.61389