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:  July 17, 2016



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******  S. Birmingham Avenue Repair Update ******

July 17, 2016

The Columbia Gas installation of the main gas line has been completed. Customer laterals will be connected the week of 
July 18. Upon completion of the Columbia Gas work, Mele & Mele, the contractor scheduled to complete the restoration of S. Birmingham, will begin by removing the asphalt.  Catch basins and storm line replacement will then begin.  We will keep you posted as work progresses.

******* Additional paving scheduled around the Borough.......

Columbia Gas will be paving the following areas:

July 19 
     934 California Avenue (Full Width)
     133 Home Avenue
     318 McKinley Avenue

July 20 6501 Church Avenue
     129 Harrison Avenue
     410 N. Ohio Avenue
     659 Center Avenue
     School St.

July 21 

     600 block California Avenue (Full Width)


Community Events      

Trinity Lutheran Church 

Great Yard Sale

August 20, 2016

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Check out Avalon Pool Facebook page for all the activities going on at the pool!  Yoga. Water Aerobics. Swim Lessons. Night Swims. Movie Nights.

Visit the Elections Division of

Allegheny County for Voter

Information.  Last day to register to vote in the April 26, 2016 Primary is March 28.

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Avalon 2010 Census Data
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