|Former unincorporated community|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Avon is an unincorporated community in Polk County, Iowa, United States. Previously known as Watts Cemetery. It is located one mile north of Carlisle (Warren County) near the junction of U.S. Route 65 and East Army Post Road, northwest of Avon Lake and in the southeast portion of Des Moines, at 41.528636N -93.5248089W.
The original townsite of Avon was platted by Charles Keeney in 1855. Nearby Avon Lake, one mile southeast, was founded when the railroad bypassed Avon. The first schoolhouse in the area was built in 1856.