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Welcome to Abbotsford ...
The city of Abbotsford was established in 1892 and was incorporated February 22, 1924.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Abbotsford: Named after Harry Braithwaite Abbott (1829-1915), the General Superintendent of CPR's Pacific Division.
Abbotsford is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<1>.
Time Zone: Abbotsford lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: PST- Heure Normale du Pacifique (HNP), PDT- Heure Avancée du Pacifique (HAP).
Area codes for Abbotsford: (604) & (778)<2>
The Canadian Postal Codes for Abbotsford: V2S, V2T, V3G, V4X<3>
Websites for Abbotsford ...
Official Website: www.city.abbotsford.bc.ca/
Chamber of Commerce: www.abbotsfordchamber.com/
Communities Also Named Abbotsford ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Abbotsford - they are located in Michigan, North Dakota, Quebec and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Abbotsford.
Communities near Abbotsford ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Abbotsford.
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 Abbotsford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Abbotsford.
We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Abbotsford. See our Newspapers Page for Abbotsford.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abbotsford ...
Looking for more information about Abbotsford? 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 Abbotsford, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Abbotsford.
Adding Abbotsford to Our Gazetteer ...
The earliest source we've referenced which mentioned Abbotsford was mentioned on a train schedule titled Canadian Pacific Railroad Time Tables (October 1899).
We also found Abbotsford on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for British Columbia (1956).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Abbotsford.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Abbotsford: www.city.abbotsford.bc.ca/
The official website for Province of British Columbia: https://www.gov.bc.ca/
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023