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Welcome to Abbot ...

Abbot is located in Pope County<1>.

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

Abbot is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Abbot: (618)

Communities Also Named Abbot ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Abbot - they are located in Maine and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Abbot ...

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

  • Marion [Williamson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
    • Marion [Williamson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Abbot
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,417 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<5>
  • Harrisburg [Saline County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg
    • Harrisburg [Saline County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Abbot
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,404 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<5>
  • Carrier Mills [Saline County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrier Mills
    • Carrier Mills [Saline County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Abbot
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,527 people
    • Former names for Carrier Mills:
    • Carriers Mills
    • Morrilsville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrier Mills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrier Mills<5>
  • Vienna [Johnson County]
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    • Vienna [Johnson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Abbot
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,427 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vienna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vienna<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Goreville [Johnson County]
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      • Goreville [Johnson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Abbot
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,046 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goreville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goreville<5>
    • Golconda [Pope County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Golconda
      • Golconda [Pope County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Abbot
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 622 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Golconda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Golconda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Golconda<5>
    • Pittsburg [Williamson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsburg
      • Pittsburg [Williamson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Abbot
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 549 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsburg<5>
    • Creal Springs [Williamson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creal Springs
      • Creal Springs [Williamson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Abbot
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 521 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creal Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creal Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Creal Springs<5>
    • Stonefort [Saline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonefort
      • Stonefort [Saline County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Abbot
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 279 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonefort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonefort
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stonefort<5>
    • New Burnside [Johnson County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abbot ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Pope, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abbot - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Abbot) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abbot. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5573, Longitude: -88.6989       In this case, the coordinates for Abbot have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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