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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
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
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 Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
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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