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Avon, South Dakota is located on Bon Homme County in South Dakota. Avon is approximately between Wagner and Tyndall South Dakota and just east of Dante. In 2010 the estimated population was 590. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.7 km²), all of it land. Avon has been assigned the ZIP code 57315. The latitude of Avon is 43.005N. The longitude is -98.059W. It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,617 feet.
Well-known residents have included: George McGovern, 1972 presidential candidate.
Mr. & Mrs. George Phoenix gave the name of Avon to a post office in 1879, which they operated at their home. The present location of Avon is one and a half miles northwest of the Phoenix home. The relocation of Avon became necessary due to the placement of a railroad track.