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Welcome to Abbeville ...
Abbeville was established in 1843.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Abbeville has a population of 12,061 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Abbeville is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: Abbeville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Abbeville: (337)
The ZIP codes for Abbeville: 70510-70511<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Abbeville had an population of 12,061 people. This is a decrease of 1.6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.46% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Abbeville had a population of 12,257 people (which is 21.13% of the total population of Vermilion Parish). This makes Abbeville the parish's most populous community.
The population of Abbeville represents 0.27% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 28th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 12,257 people, the population of Abbeville increased 3.11% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 11,887 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Abbeville.
Communities Also Named Abbeville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Abbeville - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and South Carolina.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Abbeville.
Communities near Abbeville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Abbeville.
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 Abbeville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Abbeville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Abbeville. 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 Abbeville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Abbeville. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Abbeville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abbeville ...
Looking for more information about Abbeville? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Abbeville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Abbeville.
Adding Abbeville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Abbeville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Abbeville was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Abbeville in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Abbeville.
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023