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Welcome to Abbeville ...

The city of Abbeville is located in Henry County<1> and is the County Seat for Henry County.

The location of Abbeville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Abbeville has a population of 2,563 people<3> (see below for details).

Abbeville is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<4>.

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).

The telephone area code for Abbeville: (334)

The ZIP code for Abbeville: 36310<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Abbeville had an population of 2,563 people. This is a decrease of 4.65% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.19% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Abbeville had a population of 2,688 people (which is 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 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 (which had 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 have 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.

  • Headland [Henry County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Headland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Headland
    • Headland [Henry County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Abbeville
    • Estimated population in 2018: 4,714 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Headland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Headland<7>
  • Kinsey [Houston County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinsey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kinsey
    • Kinsey [Houston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Abbeville
    • Estimated population in 2018: 2,220 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kinsey
  • Fort Gaines [Clay County]
  • Newville [Henry County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newville
    • Newville [Henry County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Abbeville
    • Estimated population in 2018: 512 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Baker Hill [Barbour County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baker Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baker Hill
      • Baker Hill [Barbour County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Abbeville
      • Estimated population in 2018: 252 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baker Hill
    • Haleburg [Henry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haleburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haleburg
      • Haleburg [Henry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Abbeville
      • Estimated population in 2018: 99 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haleburg
    • Blue Springs [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Springs
      • Blue Springs [Barbour County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Abbeville
      • Estimated population in 2018: 88 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
    • Capps [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Capps
      • Capps [Henry County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southwest of Abbeville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Capps
    • Oakey Grove [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakey Grove
      • Oakey Grove [Henry County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the south of Abbeville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakey Grove
    • Shorterville [Henry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shorterville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shorterville
      • Shorterville [Henry County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Abbeville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shorterville

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Henry County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Abbeville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Henry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Abbeville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abbeville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Abbeville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Abbeville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Abbeville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Abbeville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Abbeville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abbeville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5668, Longitude: -85.2527       In this case, the coordinates for Abbeville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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