Avon

Avon is a city in Lorain County, Ohio, United States. In the 1600s, what is now Avon, Avon Lake, Bay Village, and Westlake were all once one territory. This territory was inhabited by Natives, such as the Wyandots, Ottowas, and Eries, who lived in wigwams or simple-stone dwellings. They settled, traded, fought, and later moved elsewhere. The median income for a household in the city was $66,747, and for a family was $75,951. Males had a median income of $53,973 versus $31,660 for females. The per capita income for the city was $28,334. About 1.0% of families and 1.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.9% of those under age 18 and 2.5% of those age 65 or over.

All Pro Freight Stadium, opened June 3, 2009, is home to the Frontier League baseball team the Lake Erie Crushers. The Crushers won the 2009 Frontier League championship. Avon is also home of the Avon Eagles, their high school sports team, who were state runners-up in football in 2011.’

All Pro Freight Stadium is a baseball park in Avon, Ohio. It is the home of the Lake Erie Crushers, a Frontier League team that began play in 2009. The ballpark has a capacity of 5,000 people and opened on June 3, 2009, with the Crushers defeating the Windy City Thunderbolts, 5-2. The naming rights to the ballpark are owned by an Avon-based transportation, warehouse, and distribution company called All Pro Freight Systems Inc. All Pro Freight Stadium, the home of the 2009 Frontier League Champions, the Lake Erie Crushers, has been nominated as Best Stadium by Cleveland Metromix.com. Other nominees include Canal Park, the home of the Akron Aeros, Cleveland Browns Stadium and Progressive Field.

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