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Avoca
Census-designated place
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Country United States
State Indiana
County Lawrence
Township Marshall
Elevation 623 ft (190 m)
ZIP code 47462
FIPS code 18-02890
GNIS feature ID 450637

Avoca is an unincorporated census-designated place in Marshall Township, Lawrence County, Indiana.

History

Avoca was platted in 1819. The community likely took its name after the River Avoca, which was mentioned in a poem by Thomas Moore. The Avoca post office was established in 1856.

Geography

Avoca is located at 38°54′43″N 86°32′52″W / 38.91194°N 86.54778°W / 38.91194; -86.54778.


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