The town of Avon is situated on the valley floor below Beaver Creek Resort. At just a 5 minute drive from Beaver Creek and 20 from Vail, Avon is an excellent jumping off point for skiing and hiking enthusiasts.
The town of Avon is also considered a destination in itself. It is home to Nottingham Park, which has a lake, walking paths and playgrounds, plus a large stage where many concerts and events are held. Avon has a large commercial district at its center which includes many locally owned and regional stores and restaurants.
Avon’s zip code includes neighborhoods such as Beaver Creek, Wildridge and Mountain Star. Homes range from modest apartments towards the town center to sweeping mountain estates. The year round population is 9,923.