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City of Avalon

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General Law city
Incorporated: June 26, 1913
City Hall: 410 Avalon Canyon Rd, Avalon, California 90704
Website: www.cityofavalon.com
Population (2020 Census): 3,460 (Also see latest State Population Estimates and Earlier decennial Census Counts).
Population Under Age 18 (2020 Census): 21.8%
Population Density (2020 Census): 1,198.9 persons per square mile
Housing Units: 2,195
Persons Per Housing Unit: 1.6
Land Area: 2.89 square miles (7.47 square kilometers)
Water Area: 4.77 square miles (12.35 square kilometers)
Total Area: 7.66 square miles (19.84 square kilometers)
Geographic Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude): 33.343335 -118.317615

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City in red below. Click on map for more detailed color map of county.

Map showing location of the City of Avalon

Named by George Shatto about 1887 after the legendary Elysium of King Arthur, a sort of Celtic paradise. The city had been called Bay of Seven Moons, Johnson's Landing, Dakin's Cove and Timms' Landing prior to being named Avalon.

Also see: 22 Interesting Facts About Avalon and Santa Catalina Island

Norma Jean Dougherty at Radioplane Co., 1944

Avalon from the Air

Avalon from the air looking east. Photo courtesy of Tucker Axum III.

Avalon Beach at Evening

Avalon beach at evening with the Catalina Casino in the distance. Los Angeles Almanac Photo.

See our Santa Catalina Island postcards:

Santa Catalina Island