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Welcome to Abingdon ...
The city of Abingdon is located in Knox County.
The location of Abingdon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
The pronunciation of Abingdon: AB-ing-duhn<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Abingdon has a population of 3,125 people<3> (see below for details).
Abingdon was established in 1828.
The community of Abingdon is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Abingdon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Abingdon: (309)
The ZIP code for Abingdon: 61410<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Abingdon had a population of 3,319 people (which is 6.27% of the total population of Knox County). This makes Abingdon the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Abingdon represents 0.03% of the total population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 410th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,319 people, the population of Abingdon decreased 8.11% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,612 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Abingdon had an population of 3,125 people. This is a decrease of 5.85% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.48% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Abingdon.
Communities near Abingdon ...
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 Abingdon and not the distance if you are going to drive.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Abingdon.
Communities Also Named Abingdon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Abingdon - they are located in Iowa, Maryland, North Carolina, Ontario, South Carolina and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Abingdon.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
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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.
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This page was last modified: 15 Apr 2019