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The location of Abilene









Welcome to Abilene ...

Abilene is located in Carroll County.

The location of Abilene has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Abilene refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Abilenian<2>

Abilene is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<3>.

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).

Telephone area codes for Abilene: (470)<4>, (678) and (770).

Communities near Abilene ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Abilene and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Population
DirDistance
Bowdon   [Map]   2,099   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bremen   [Map]   6,428   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Buchanan   [Map]   1,158   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Carrollton   [Map]   26,815   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Chattahoochee Hills   [Map]   2,903   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Douglasville   [Map]   33,675   NE   18 miles [29 km]

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

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.

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 Abilene. 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 Abilene. 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 Abilene.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

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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/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Abilene refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Abilene may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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

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<4>Of the area codes for Abilene, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Abilene) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abilene. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6493, Longitude: -85.0497     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Abilene have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Abilene.

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