Borough of Avalon

640 California Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA  15202

P: 412-761-5820

F: 412-761-5953

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

 

info@boroughofavalon.org

 

About the Borough of Avalon

Goverment Type


Budget

 

The borough operates on an annual basis January through December. The following year's budget is approved by December 31st. of the current year. Click here for financial information.

 

Voting

 

Avalon Borough  is divided into 3 voting districts. District 2 and 3 is further divided into Wards.  District 2 has 2 Wards, District 3 has 3 Wards. Please see your Voters Registration Card for the correct polling location. The Avalon Borough Hall serves as the polling place for all of District 1. The Avalon Library is the polling site for District 2, Ward 1.  District 2, Ward 2 votes at the Epiphany Church. Avalon Elementary serves District 3, Ward 1.  The Greenstone Church is the venue for District 3, Wards 2 and 3. To register, contact Allegheny County Department of Elections at (412) 350-4539.  

 

Official Newspaper

 

The Citizen is the official newspaper of record for Avalon Borough. All public meetings, hearings and ordinances are advertised in the legal section.

                                                           

Demographics

Population...........................................4,719
Median age.................................... 43.60 years
Median Household Income.............. $34,880
Borough Millage Rate....................... 9.830 mils

County  Millage Rate..................4.73 mils

School Millage Rate....................24.7867 mils
Wage Tax..................................................1%
Local Services Tax..............................$52.00

   Borough     $47.00

   School        $ 5.00

Area                                  .0.6 sq. miles

 

Reference Source:  2008-2012 American Community Survey Estimate


 

Transportation

Accessible Highways....Interstates 79 & 279
Bus Service................Port Authority Transit

Airports...Pittsburgh International (25 miles)
.........................Allegheny County (20 miles)

 

School District

Northgate School District

591 Union Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA  15202-2958

www.northgate.k12.pa.us

All schools and the Administration Office may be reached at 412-732-3300.

                       

Northgate Middle/High School

589 Union Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA  15202

 

Avalon Elementary School

721 California Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15202

 

Recreational Facilities
                                                                       

Avalon Park and Swimming Pool

New Brighton Road at Frederick Street           

Avalon, PA  15202

 

California Avenue Park

California Avenue and N. School Street

Avalon, PA  15202

 

Semple Avenue Tot Lot

Semple Avenue and N. Birmingham Ave.

Avalon, PA  15202

 

S. Birmingham Avenue Tot Lot

S. Birmingham Avenue and Orchard Ave.

Avalon, PA  15202