Avon

Located in Hendricks County, the Town of Avon is a professionally managed suburban community just 5 miles west of Indianapolis

The Town of Avon is home to the Avon Community School Corporation (ACSC). The Avon Community School Corporation offers children high quality educational instruction with a keen focus on improving student achievement. Approximately 10,000 students per year attend an Avon Community School in grades pre-school thru 12, across twelve schools including one early learning center, six elementary, two intermediate, two middle, and one high school. ACSC operates on a balanced calendar schedule and employees over 1,300 teachers and staff.

Avon History

  • Birthplace of William T. Hornaday, savior of the American Buffalo.
  • Home of the famous Haunted Bridge over White Lick Creek.
  • Birthplace of the soybean in the United States.
  • Home of the first outdoor table tennis tables in Indiana.
  • Previous town names included Hampton, White Lick, Smootsdell, and New Philadelphia.

Avon Parks and Recreation

  • 82.5-acre Avon Town Hall Park offers amenities including walking trails, nine acre lake, two ponds, fishing, shelters, 3 playgrounds, natural walking paths, 18 hole disc golf course, free Wi-Fi, bocce court, RC race track, 2 outdoor table tennis tables with free paddles and ball available for use; it is also the home of the Angel of Hope statue to remember children that have passed away and the Military and Public Safety Memorial
  • 120 acre Washington Township Park is owned and operated by Washington Township Parks Department and has playgrounds, splash pad, shelters, bike trails, fishing pond, basketball court, open playing area, band concert shell and meeting pavilion; it is the home of the Avon Community Heritage Festival and Hendricks County Rib Fest
  • Other parks include Gable Park, World War Two Memorial Park, Winton Meadows Park, Reagan Woods, and Pecar Park
  • There are 30 parks and 5 golf courses located within 7 miles of the center of town (US 36/Avon Avenue)

About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Great for retirees
Easy commutes
There are sidewalks
Great hospitals
Parks and playgrounds
Kids play outside
Walking / Hiking trails

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