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Welcome to Abingdon ...

Abingdon is located in Jefferson County<1>.

Abingdon is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Abingdon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Abingdon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Abingdon - they are located in Illinois, Maryland, North Carolina, Ontario, South Carolina and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Abingdon.

Communities near Abingdon ...

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

  • Ottumwa [Wapello County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ottumwa
    • Ottumwa [Wapello County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Abingdon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,368 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ottumwa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ottumwa<4>
  • Fairfield [Jefferson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairfield have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairfield
    • Fairfield [Jefferson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Abingdon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,425 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfield<4>
  • Sigourney [Keokuk County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sigourney have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sigourney
    • Sigourney [Keokuk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Abingdon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,017 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sigourney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sigourney<4>
  • Maharishi Vedic City [Jefferson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maharishi Vedic City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maharishi Vedic City
    • Maharishi Vedic City [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Abingdon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,295 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maharishi Vedic City
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Eldon [Wapello County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eldon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eldon
      • Eldon [Wapello County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Abingdon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 915 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eldon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eldon<4>
    • Hedrick [Keokuk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hedrick have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hedrick
      • Hedrick [Keokuk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Abingdon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 754 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hedrick
    • Fremont [Mahaska County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fremont
      • Fremont [Mahaska County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Abingdon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 721 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fremont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fremont<4>
    • Agency [Wapello County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Agency have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Agency
      • Agency [Wapello County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Abingdon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 643 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Agency
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Agency<4>
    • Brighton [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brighton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brighton
      • Brighton [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Abingdon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 640 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brighton<4>
    • Richland [Keokuk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richland
      • Richland [Keokuk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Abingdon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 574 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richland<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abingdon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Jefferson County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Jefferson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abingdon - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Abingdon) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Abingdon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Abingdon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abingdon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0821, Longitude: -92.1388    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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