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Welcome to North Abington ...

North Abington is located in Plymouth County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for North Abington: N. Abington

North Abington is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: North Abington lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities near North Abington ...

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

  • Boston [Suffolk County]
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    • Boston [Suffolk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of North Abington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 691,531 people
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  • Cambridge [Middlesex County]
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    • Cambridge [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of North Abington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 119,192 people
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  • Brockton [Plymouth County]
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    • Brockton [Plymouth County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of North Abington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,770 people
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  • Quincy [Norfolk County]
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    • Quincy [Norfolk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of North Abington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,421 people
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    • Newton [Middlesex County]
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      • Newton [Middlesex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of North Abington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 87,803 people
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    • Somerville [Middlesex County]
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      • Somerville [Middlesex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of North Abington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,935 people
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    • Plymouth [Plymouth County]
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      • Plymouth [Plymouth County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of North Abington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,654 people
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    • Brookline [Norfolk County]
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      • Brookline [Norfolk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of North Abington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,022 people
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    • Weymouth [Norfolk County]
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      • Weymouth [Norfolk County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of North Abington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,104 people
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    • Taunton [Bristol County]
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      • Taunton [Bristol County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of North Abington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 57,675 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taunton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 North Abington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for North Abington.

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

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

Adding North Abington to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of North Abington in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for North Abington was on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

We also found North Abington on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Massachusetts (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for North Abington on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Massachusetts

About Plymouth County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Massachusetts' counties, including Plymouth, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Abington - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- North Abington) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for North Abington. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North AbingtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Abington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1293, Longitude: -70.9500    
<4>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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