Avenal is a city of Kings County in the state of California. Its location is about 35 miles southwest of a place called Hanfod. With a total area of about 20 sq. miles, Avenal is situated at an elevated point of about 807 ft. The State Prison of Avenal is a major source of employment for the local residents. There are other sources of employment which helps to drive the local economy forward. This includes the education and the service sector.