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Welcome to Abbeville ...

The city of Abbeville is located in Wilcox County and is the County Seat for Wilcox County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Abbeville has a population of 2,761 people<1> (see below for details).

Abbeville is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Abbeville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Abbeville lies within the (229) area code.

The ZIP code for Abbeville: 31001<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Abbeville had a population of 2,908 people (which is 31.42% of the total population of Wilcox County). This makes Abbeville the county's most populous community.

The population of Abbeville represents 0.03% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 184th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,908 people, the population of Abbeville increased 26.54% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,298 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Abbeville had an population of 2,761 people. This is a decrease of 5.06% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.15% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Abbeville.

Communities near Abbeville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Abbeville and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Abba   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Chauncey   [Map]   320   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Eastman   [Map]   5,157   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fitzgerald   [Map]   8,927   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Milan   [Map]   760   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Pineview   [Map]   502   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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 Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and South Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Abbeville.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Abbeville. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Abbeville.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Abbeville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Abbeville.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Abbeville. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Abbeville.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abbeville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Abbeville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Abbeville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9923, Longitude: -83.3069     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Abbeville.