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Avon Park
Nickname(s): 
The City of Charm
Location in Highlands County and the state of Florida
Location in Highlands County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: Coordinates: 27°35′40″N 81°30′12″W / 27.59444°N 81.50333°W / 27.59444; -81.50333
Country Flag of the United States.svg United States
State Flag of Florida.svg Florida
County Highlands
settled 1884
Incorporated (town) 1886
Incorporated (city) 1 January 1926
Government
 • Type Council-Manager
Area
 • Total 5.65 sq mi (14.6 km2)
 • Land 4.64 sq mi (12.0 km2)
 • Water 1.02 sq mi (2.6 km2)  18.1%
Elevation
121 ft (37 m)
Population
 (1 July 2006)
 • Total 8,879
 • Density 1,841.8/sq mi (711.1/km2)
  Census estimates
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
33825-33826
Area code(s) 863
FIPS code 12-02750
GNIS feature ID 0278007
Website http://www.avonpark.cc

Avon Park is a city in Highlands County, Florida, United States.

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