Avon Township, New York 



Area settled, 1785.1 Formed as Hartford, Jan. 1789; name changed to Avon, 1808.2 Located in west-central New York on Genesee River, eighteen miles southwest of Rochester.3 Included village of Avon.4 Population in 1835 about 2,800.5 Population in 1840 about 3,000.6 JS presided over conference of elders at home of Alvah Beman in township, 17 Mar. 1834.7