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Welcome to Abihka ...

So far, we have found very little information about Abihka. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Abihka to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Abihka, please Contact Us.


Abihka would have been located within present day Talladega County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Abihka is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Abihka was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Abihka (for example, toward Ephesus (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Communities near Abihka ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Abihka and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Ashland   [Map]   1,932   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Childersburg   [Map]   4,905   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Goodwater   [Map]   1,330   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Harpersville   [Map]   1,713   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Munford   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Oak Grove   [Map]   516   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Abihka.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Abihka. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Abihka. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Abihka.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Abihka:

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

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Abihka, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abihka - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Abihka) 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 Abihka. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Abihka

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abihka. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3001, Longitude: -86.1611     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Abihka have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Abihka.

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