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Abbott Crossing, Iowa

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So far, we have found very little information about Abbott Crossing. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Abbott Crossing to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Abbott Crossing, please Contact Us.

Abbott Crossing would have been located within present day Hardin County.

The location of Abbott Crossing has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Abbott Crossing: Abbott Xing.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Abbott Crossing is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Abbott Crossing was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities near Abbott Crossing ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Abbott Crossing and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Ackley   [Map]   1,525   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Alden   [Map]   756   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Aplington   [Map]   1,074   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Eldora   [Map]   2,653   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Grundy Center   [Map]   2,689   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hampton   [Map]   4,237   N   18 miles [29 km]

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

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 Abbott Crossing. 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 Abbott Crossing. 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 Abbott Crossing.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Abbott Crossing:

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Abbott Crossing, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abbott Crossing - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abbott Crossing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4930, Longitude: -93.0708     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Abbott Crossing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Abbott Crossing.

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