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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).

Abilene is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<4>, (678) & (770).

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.

  • Douglasville [Douglas County]
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    • Douglasville [Douglas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Abilene
    • Estimated population for 2018: 34,190 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Douglasville
  • Carrollton [Carroll County]
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    • Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Abilene
    • Estimated population for 2018: 26,443 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrollton
  • Villa Rica [Carroll County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Villa Rica have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Villa Rica
    • Villa Rica [Carroll County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Abilene
    • Estimated population for 2018: 15,541 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Villa Rica
  • Bremen [Haralson County]
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    • Bremen [Haralson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Abilene
    • Estimated population for 2018: 6,537 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bremen
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Temple [Carroll County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Temple have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Temple
      • Temple [Carroll County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Abilene
      • Estimated population for 2018: 4,450 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Temple
    • Chattahoochee Hills [Fulton County]
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      • Chattahoochee Hills [Fulton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Abilene
      • Estimated population for 2018: 3,207 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chattahoochee Hills
    • Tallapoosa [Haralson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tallapoosa have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tallapoosa
      • Tallapoosa [Haralson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Abilene
      • Estimated population for 2018: 3,155 people
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    • Bowdon [Carroll County]
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      • Bowdon [Carroll County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Abilene
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,102 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowdon
    • Mount Zion [Carroll County]
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      • Mount Zion [Carroll County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Abilene
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,812 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Zion
    • Buchanan [Haralson County]
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      • Buchanan [Haralson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Abilene
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,159 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buchanan

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.

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 ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Carroll County

About Georgia

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.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abilene - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Abilene, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<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 drawn 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       In this case, the coordinates for Abilene have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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