Avon is a town located in Hendricks County, Indiana, United States. It is approximately 10 miles west of Indianapolis and has a population of around 18,000 people. The town is known for its high quality of life, excellent schools, and abundance of parks and recreational opportunities. Avon has several large retail centers, including the Shops at Perry Crossing, which features over 50 stores and restaurants. The town also has several parks and trails, including the Bicentennial Trail and Washington Township Park, which offer hiking, biking, and fishing opportunities. Avon has a strong sense of community, with events such as the annual Haunted Bridge and the Avon Farmers Market bringing residents together.