Avon was originally known as Hampton when a post office was opened in 1833. After a number of name changes, “Avon” stuck when a railroad company drove a stake into the ground with this title. And you don't mess with a stake in the ground. According to local legend, Avon stands for “A Village Of Neighbors.”
Today, Avon is one of the fastest-growing suburbs of Indianapolis, only 12 miles from downtown Indianapolis. Since its incorporation, the Avon community has continued to grow both economically and residentially, while deliberatey trying to maintain the roots of its proud past. Already one of the fastest growing suburbs in central Indiana, you'll find plenty of quality housing, most of wihch was contructed within the past twenty years. And shopping? This is where everyone is, so there's no shortage of places to get your goods.
As we mentioned, since 1990 Avon has experienced explosive growth. Why's that? After its location, within shouting distance of Indianapolis, the growth can be attributed to a number of factors including an outstanding educational system and library, a business-friendly attitude, great retail and shopping alternatives and first-class parks and recreational facilities and programs. Avon’s neighborhoods include an active and involved neighbors who take pride in the history and future of their community.
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