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Welcome to Abbey ...

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

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


Abbey would have been located within present day Twin Falls County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Abbey is 3,600 feet [1,097 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Abbey is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Abbey was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Abbey and travel south, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

The location where Abbey once stood is in the (208) area code.

Communities near Abbey ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Abbey and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Castleford   [Map]   245   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Clover   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Falls City   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Filer   [Map]   2,776   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Gooding   [Map]   3,452   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hagerman   [Map]   872   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Abbey ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Abbey - it's located in Saskatchewan.

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

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 Abbey. 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 Abbey. 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 Abbey.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Idaho

About Twin Falls County

About Idaho

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Twin Falls County: www.twinfallscounty.org/

The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/

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 Abbey, 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 Abbey - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Abbey) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abbey. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6316, Longitude: -114.7562     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Abbey 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 Abbey.

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