Avon

Rustic and full of energy.

Avon is an old Hatteras Island village that has become synonymous with recreational surf fishing, and the Avon pier is a hot spot for those in pursuit of big gamefish like Red Drum. Just north of Buxton, this once tiny village of watermen and their families has grown to be a highly coveted vacationing experience with pristine, natural beaches and beautiful rental cottages. But Avon still retains its tight knit community feel. Even though you can find fantastic seafood restaurants, a supermarket, and some of the conveniences of home, a rustic atmosphere still permeates Avon.

You may hear Avon referred to as Kinnakeet by some locals. It was the name local tribe of Algonkian Indians gave the area, and later adopted by settlers. But in 1883, the U.S. Postal Service redubbed the village Avon, like they did with most of the Hatteras Island communities.

Two miles south of Avon, on the western side of Highway 12, you may see kiteboarders performing amazing aerial stunts and windsurfers racing across the surface of the Pamlico Sound. This area is affectionately known as Canadian Hole after the popularity of this public access with our visitors from the north. In the early spring, many watersports lovers flock here from Canada and points north, because the lakes at home are still frozen and these enthusiastic athletes can't wait to have a little fun on the water.

Avon Events

Oct 11
HICF 11th Annual Fun Run
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Oct 11
OctoBEER Fest
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Nov 07 - Nov 09
PBR Classic- Red & Blue Fishing Tournament
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Nov 07 - Nov 09
PBR Classic

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