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Welcome to Abernathy ...
The location of Abernathy has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Abernathy, you might consider that their post office opened in 1858.
Abernathy is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Abernathy lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: While Abernathy is in the Central Time Zone, the area just to the east is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Area codes for Abernathy: (256) & (938)<4>
Communities Also Named Abernathy ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Alabama communities named Abernathy: This one is located in Cleburne County and the other is located in Calhoun County.
Beyond Alabama, there are 5 communities that are also named Abernathy - they are located in Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Abernathy.
Communities near Abernathy ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Abernathy.
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 Abernathy. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Abernathy.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Abernathy. 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 Abernathy.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Abernathy. See our Newspapers Page for Abernathy.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abernathy ...
Looking for more information about Abernathy? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Abernathy, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Abernathy.
Adding Abernathy to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Abernathy 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 Abernathy was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found Abernathy in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Abernathy.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 23 Sep 2023