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Welcome to Abbottsford ...

Abbottsford is located in Troup County<1>.

Several communities named Abbottsford share the same reason for their choice of Abbottsford. We're speculating that it might apply here: Named after the home of Sir Walter Scott - 'Abbotsford House'.

Abbottsford is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: While Abbottsford is in the Eastern Time Zone, the area just to the west is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Adding Abbottsford to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Abbottsford in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Abbottsford elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Abbottsford on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Abbottsford ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Abbottsford.

  • Valley [Chambers County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley
    • Valley [Chambers County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Abbottsford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,141 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valley<5>
  • Lanett [Chambers County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lanett
    • Lanett [Chambers County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Abbottsford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,151 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lanett
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lanett<5>
  • Roanoke [Randolph County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roanoke
    • Roanoke [Randolph County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Abbottsford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,913 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roanoke have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roanoke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roanoke<5>
  • Graysons Landing [Troup County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Graysons Landing
    • Graysons Landing [Troup County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Abbottsford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,452 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graysons Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graysons Landing
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • LaFayette [Chambers County]
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      • LaFayette [Chambers County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Abbottsford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,910 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on LaFayette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for LaFayette<5>
    • Louise [Troup County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louise
      • Louise [Troup County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Abbottsford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,215 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louise have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louise
    • Sunny Point [Troup County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunny Point
      • Sunny Point [Troup County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Abbottsford
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,303 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunny Point have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunny Point
    • Sassafrass Hills [Troup County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sassafrass Hills
      • Sassafrass Hills [Troup County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Abbottsford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 255 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sassafrass Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sassafrass Hills
    • Five Points [Chambers County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Five Points
      • Five Points [Chambers County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Abbottsford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 143 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Five Points have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Five Points
    • Houston [Heard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Houston
      • Houston [Heard County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Abbottsford
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 110 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Houston have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houston

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 Abbottsford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Abbottsford.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Abbottsford. 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 Abbottsford.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Abbottsford. See our Newspapers Page for Abbottsford.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abbottsford ...

Looking for more information about Abbottsford? 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 Abbottsford, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Abbottsford.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Georgia

About Troup County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Troup County: www.troupcountyga.org/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Troup, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abbottsford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Abbottsford) 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 Abbottsford. 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 Abbottsford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abbottsford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0476, Longitude: -85.1806    
<4>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.
<5>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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