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Location of Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri
|Elevation||730 ft (222.5 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||713512|
Although it is not known where the name derives from, an admirer of William Shakespeare may have chosen the name, taking it from Shakespeare’s hometown Stratford upon Avon.
Avon’s was established as a lead mining camp, using furnaces to process the lead. A post office was in operation in Avon between 1849 and 1928.
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