John Wedge a surveyor and explorer named the town in 1825 and called it St. Paul's Plains.
Inspired by the Thomas More poem 'The Sweet Vale of Avoca' the village was renamed in 1837 to Avoca. Avoca's namesake is in Country Wicklow in Ireland.
We travelled through Avoca on Easter Saturday.
3 tame sheep greeted me when I got out of the vehicle.
St. Thomas' Anglican Church on top of the hill, the river below.
A Rural View x 2 photos. It is said if there are many berries it will be a cold winter.
A home we found off the main road. There are not many street in Avoca.
A Post Office was opened in 1832, the above building is (Circa 1850) and was the Parish Hall.
There is a mine in Fingal, the next town to the east, and it's there a coal mine exists. We were wondering if this big load came from there.