Borough of Avalon

640 California Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA  15202

P: 412-761-5820

F: 412-761-5953

Business Hours: 8:00am - 4:00pm



Welcome to the official website of Avalon Borough.  Visit often for updated information as we prepare for community events and borough activities.


The Borough of Avalon, located 6 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, is where 4,705 residents call home (Source: 2010 Census). Just .6 square miles nestled along the banks of the Ohio River, Avalon offers many big city amenities.  Residents have access to an excellent public transportation system and is conveniently located to State Route 65 and Interstates 79 and 279.


Avalon's close proximity to Pittsburgh allows sports fans to have a variety of teams to follow from college action football and basketball to professional football, hockey and baseball.   The cultural district offers endless theater, symphony and concert possibilities throughout the year and will satisfy anyone's entertainment needs.  Avalon offers convenient local shopping and a variety of dining experiences as well as being minutes away from a number of major shopping malls.


Northgate School District keeps families involved with Friday night football games and the Homecoming Parade in the fall, various band and chorus concerts and other sports throughout the year and finally bringing the school year to a close with the spring musical.  Annual community events keep residents busy with 5K races, church festivals, boys baseball and girls softball organizations, fireworks and "dumpster" days keep the residents involved and proud of living in Avalon Borough. 

Updated:  April 13, 2018



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2018 Street Sweeping 
Street Sweeping beings on the week of April 1st. Please remember to move your cars starting next week! Check posted signs for days and hours of street sweeping. 
March Zoning Hearing Board Meeting
Salvation Army Application for Change of Use to Place of Worship 
and relief from the rear yard setback requirements. 

Below is a letter from The Salvation Army to provide more details in regards to their Zoning Hearing Board Application and plans for the memorials on the property. Please click on the image for a PDF version. 


Avalon & Bellevue Dumpster Day

New Brighton & Frederick Parking Lot

April 21, 2018


Avalon Vol. Fire Company Purse Bash

West View Banquet Hall

April 21, 2018

1-6 PM

Northgate Marching BandSpaghetti Dinner

Knights of Columbus

450 Lincoln Ave

April 27, 2018

5-8 PM

18th Annual Avalon Apple Festival

638-640 California Ave

May 12, 2018

Pancake Breakfast 


Festival 11AM - 4PM 

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