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Living in Avon

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Safe and affordable, Avon offers peaceful suburban living, very good schools and wonderful parks.

Avon Town Hall Park

Avon Town Hall Park

With more than 17,000 residents, safe and quiet Avon is smaller than its eastern Hendricks County counterparts Brownsburg and Plainfield. Incorporated in 1995, Avon does not have a town center or downtown, and much of the town is built around U.S. 36 (Rockville Road). This main artery through town boasts a plethora of big box retailers and chain restaurants (beware the stop-and-go traffic during rush hour!).

In Avon, condos and townhomes can be had for under $100K, and single-family homes start in the low $100s. Most single-family homes are in the $140-$300K range. These homes tend to have been built in the last 20 years or so, although 1960s ranches and split-level homes can been found too. Recently builders have been adding to the inventory of homes priced $300K and above.

Avon’s public schools are quite good, with most schools in the Avon Community Schools system earning an “A” or “B” from the Indiana Department of Education for the 2016-17 school year. For kids who are musically inclined, the Avon High School marching band has won numerous state titles over recent years and has been consistently ranked among the best in the country.

For golf lovers, 11 golf courses can be found within a 12-mile radius of Avon. This small community even supports a golf-oriented club, Prestwick Country Club. Like the rest of Hendricks County, Avon maintains some wonderful parks—over 125 acres of park land and open space area, to be exact. To promote wellbeing, community and livability, the town is implementing a master plan that will connect Avon's neighborhoods to parks, trails, and playgrounds.

You might love living in Avon if you…

  • Want to live in a very safe community. 
  • Travel through the Indianapolis International Airport frequently—it’s just 20 minutes away.
  • Enjoy small-town living.
  • Are looking for very good public schools.
  • Don’t mind a 35-minute commute to downtown Indianapolis.

Avon public schools

  • Cedar Elementary School  [DOE Info | Cedar Elementary School homes for sale]
  • Central Elementary School [DOE Info | Central Elementary School homes for sale]
  • Hickory Elementary School [DOE Info | Hickory Elementary School homes for sale]
  • Maple Elementary School [DOE Info | Maple Elementary School homes for sale]
  • Pine Tree Elementary School [DOE Info | Pine Tree Elementary School homes for sale]
  • River Birch Elementary School [DOE Info | River Birch Elementary School homes for sale]
  • Sycamore Elementary School [DOE Info | Sycamore Elementary School homes for sale]
  • White Oak Elementary School [DOE Info | White Oak Elementary School homes for sale]
  • Avon Intermediate School – East [DOE Info | Avon Intermediate School - East homes for sale]
  • Avon Intermediate School – West [DOE Info | Avon Intermediate School - West homes for sale]
  • Avon Middle School – North [DOE Info | Avon Middle School - North homes for sale]
  • Avon Middle School – South [DOE Info | Avon Middle School - South homes for sale]
  • Avon High School [DOE Info | Avon High School homes for sale]

Private schools in and near Avon

Our Avon picks

Charbonos – Owned and operated by the local Cunningham Restaurant Group, Charbonos serves up tasty cocktails and delectable steaks, pastas and seafood in a warm Old Tuscan atmosphere. The complimentary bread and spicy dipping oil are a favorite! 128 N. Avon Ave., Avon

Washington Township Park – Hendricks County has some of the best parks around, and Avon is no slacker in this regard. A true community gem, Washington Township Park offers everything from a splash pad to a dog park to fishing ponds to an outdoor amphitheater. The historic Whipple Iron Truss Bridge, which dates to 1875, is one of the delights to be discovered when hiking the park’s five miles of trails. 435 Whipple Ln., Avon

Avon Farmers’ Market – Avon’s Farmer’s Market isn’t the largest around, but it has personality! Sponsored by Hendricks Regional Health and held on the hospital’s grounds, the market takes place Tuesday evenings during the summer. Come out food truck fare, artisanal goods, fresh produce, flowers and plants, fresh meat and even treats for the family dog. 8244 E. U.S. 36, Avon

Nearby communities

Brownsburg | Plainfield | Pike Township 

Homes for sale in Avon

Avon Housing Stats August 16, 2018
170
Listed
68
Avg. DOM
$104.95
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$278,250
Med. List Price
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