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Welcome to Abbeville ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Abbeville, you might consider that their post office opened in 1846.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Abbeville has a population of 2,555 people<2> (see below for details).
Abbeville is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Abbeville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Abbeville (for example, toward Fort Gaines (GA)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Abbeville is located in the (334) area code.
The ZIP code for Abbeville: 36310<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Abbeville had an population of 2,555 people. This is a decrease of 4.95% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.46% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Abbeville had a population of 2,688 people (or 15.54% of the total population of Henry County). This makes Abbeville the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Abbeville represents 0.06% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 145th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,688 people, the population of Abbeville decreased 10.01% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,987 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Abbeville.
Communities Also Named Abbeville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Abbeville - they are located in Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and South Carolina.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Abbeville.
Communities near Abbeville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Abbeville.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Abbeville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Abbeville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Abbeville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Abbeville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Abbeville. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Abbeville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abbeville ...
Looking for more information about Abbeville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Abbeville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Abbeville.
Adding Abbeville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Abbeville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Abbeville was in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
We also found Abbeville in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Abbeville.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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