Avon was originally settled in 1645 as part of Farmington. It was known as Northington, or the North Parish of Farmington, until it was incorporated as a separate town in 1830, taking its name from the Avon River in England. In 2020, Avon's population was 19,795 with a median age of 45. The town covers 23.15 square miles, or 14,454 acres and has 6,970 households with a median income of $125,536.
Avon is an affluent town in the Farmington Valley region of Hartford County. Avon Old Farms School, a prestigious boarding school, is located there. In 2005, Avon was named the third-safest town in America by Money Magazine. It is home to the Pine Grove School House, which was built in 1865 and remains open today as a museum.
Current Real Estate Statistics for Homes in Avon CT as of Sunday, April 2, 2023
104 Active Homes Listed
60 Avg. DOM
$177 Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$496,000 Med. List Price