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Abbot, Maine

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Welcome to Abbot ...

The Abbot is located in Piscataquis County.

Pronunciation for the Abbot: A-buht<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Abbot has a population of 676 people<2> (see below for details).

From The Origin of Certain Place Names,<3> the origin of Abbot is described as "Named for Prof. John Abbot, treasurer of Bowdoin College."

Abbot is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Abbot: (207)

The ZIP code for Abbot: 04406<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Abbot had a population of 714 people. This makes Abbot the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Abbot represents 0.05% of the population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 330th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 714 people, the population of Abbot increased 13.33% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 630 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Abbot had an population of 676 people. This is a decrease of 5.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.3% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Abbot.

Communities near Abbot ...

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 Abbot and not the distance if you are driving.<6>.

Community   2017
Dexter   [Map]   3,729   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dover-Foxcroft   [Map]   4,047   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Garland   [Map]   1,057   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Greenville   [Map]   1,595   N   18 miles [29 km]
Guilford   [Map]   1,444   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Harmony   [Map]   903   S   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Abbot ...

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

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

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 Abbot. 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 Abbot. 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 Abbot.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Abbot, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on 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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Abbot. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Abbot.

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<3>The full book title is The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States (Second Edition). See our References and Mentions section for Abbot.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abbot - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Abbot). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Abbot or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Abbot) 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 Abbot. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Abbot

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abbot. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2017, Longitude: -69.4622     [Map].

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