Annexed in 1909

General California Info

California is a neighborhood located on the Ohio River 9 miles east of downtown Cincinnati. This neighborhood was named after the state of California. A portion of Coney Island Amusement Park sits within its borders. With 469 residents, California is the 49th largest neighborhood in the City.


To the Point


This pointed shape references the home and family. It also represents to the neighborhood’s architecture and many churches, echoed in the pointed roof designs of the ‘Avondale Pride’ mural on Reading Road.

On the Rise

Bold, clear stripes in a rising pattern stand for the layered history of Avondale and for a multi-generational community supporting one another.

‘A’ True Icon


The symbolic “A” iconography is a callback to the tall “A” outside of the Town Center in the 80s, a nod to the Avondale Council ‘A’ icon and, of course, Avondale’s namesake.


Avondale’s colors are Red, Black & Gold

Gold for the energy and richness that makes up the community

Black for the strength and resilience of Avondale residents

Red for the passion, care and love the community shares


California is…

an eastern Cincinnati neighborhood that is home to only 469 residents as well as the Greater Cincinnati Water Works Richard Miller Treatment Plant and California Golf Course.