Located in Hendricks County west of Indianapolis, Avon, Indiana, is a community of 12,446 people, according to the 2010 census. Housing prices are moderate here; there are many families with young children and residents participate in a number of local activities. Avon is also a Tree City USA Community and there is an abiding interest in preserving the natural environment.
The commute from Avon to Indianapolis is just over half an hour, and you might think that big city amenities are major attractions for residents of the smaller town. Avon, however, has its own popular dining spots and shopping centers. There are sports activities and recreational opportunities. The town is also noted for the national and state championships won consistently by the Avon High School Marching Band. You can join Prestwick Country Club, enter your favorite recipe in the annual Hendricks County Rib Fest or take your family to the Avon Community Heritage Festival for a weekend of endless games and exhibits to enjoy. Avon neighborhoods are close to all the action, including beautiful Washington Township Park with its playgrounds, picnic facilities, fishing ponds, miles of trails and outdoor amphitheater.
No matter what size home you have on your wish list, you should be able to find it in Avon. You might only need a 2-bedroom, 2-bath residence, and you can find a 1,408 home fitting that description listed for $125,000 in the Westover Woods subdivision. Looking for a larger place? How about a 4-bedroom, 2,948-square-foot home in Heathermor for $225,000? For that price, you might also consider a property with 3,200 square feet on two-thirds of an acre. There are many choices and many home designs in this popular community that maintains its small-town appeal coupled with big-city attractions that are less than 15 miles away. Whether you are interested in attending a concert at the Avon Perennial Gardens or searching for ghosts at the Haunted Bridge, you'll find reasonable housing prices and a fun, family lifestyle in Avon, Indiana.