A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Abilene ...
The location of Abilene has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Abilene refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Abilenian<3>
Abilene is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Abilene lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Abilene (for example, toward Fruithurst (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Area Codes for Abilene: (470)<5>, (678) & (770)
Adding Abilene 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 Abilene 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 Abilene elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .
We also found Abilene on a Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Abilene on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Abilene ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Abilene - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, California, Kansas, Texas and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Abilene.
Communities near Abilene ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Abilene.
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 Abilene. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Abilene.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Abilene. 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 Abilene.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Abilene. See our Newspapers Page for Abilene.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abilene ...
Looking for more information about Abilene? 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 Abilene, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Abilene.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Abilene. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Carroll County: www.carrollcountyga.com/
The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 11 May 2021