Avon is a town in the Farmington Valley region of Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. As of 2010[update], the town had a population of 18,098.
Avon is a suburb of Hartford. Avon Old Farms School, a boarding school, is located there. In 2005, Avon was named the third-safest town in America by Money Magazine. It is home to the Pine Grove School House, which was built in 1865 and remains open today as a museum.
Avon is home to Avon High School as well as two elementary schools, Pine Grove Elementary and Roaring Brook Elementary, an intermediate (grades 5–6) school, Thompson Brook, and a middle school (grades 7–8), Avon Middle School.