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Welcome to Abbotsford ...

Abbotsford is located in Saint Clair County<1>.

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

Abbotsford was established in 1816.

From The Origin of Certain Place Names,<3> the origin of Abbotsford is described as "Named from the home of Sir Walter Scott."

Abbotsford is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Abbotsford is located in the (810) area code.

Communities Also Named Abbotsford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Abbotsford - they are located in British Columbia, North Dakota, Quebec and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Abbotsford ...

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

  • Sarnia
  • Port Huron [Saint Clair County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Huron
    • Port Huron [Saint Clair County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Abbotsford
    • Estimated population in 2018: 28,927 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Huron
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Huron<6>
  • Marysville [Saint Clair County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marysville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marysville
    • Marysville [Saint Clair County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Abbotsford
    • Estimated population in 2018: 9,687 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marysville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marysville<6>
  • Richmond [Macomb County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richmond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond
    • Richmond [Macomb County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Abbotsford
    • Estimated population in 2018: 5,891 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Saint Clair [Saint Clair County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Clair
      • Saint Clair [Saint Clair County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Abbotsford
      • Estimated population in 2018: 5,306 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Clair
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Clair<6>
    • Croswell [Sanilac County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Croswell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Croswell
      • Croswell [Sanilac County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Abbotsford
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,281 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Croswell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Croswell<6>
    • Point Edward
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Point Edward came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Point Edward
      • Point Edward lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Abbotsford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point Edward
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Point Edward<6>
    • Yale [Saint Clair County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yale
      • Yale [Saint Clair County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Abbotsford
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,883 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yale<6>
    • Capac [Saint Clair County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Capac have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Capac
      • Capac [Saint Clair County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Abbotsford
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,829 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Capac
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Capac<6>
    • Armada [Macomb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armada
      • Armada [Macomb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Abbotsford
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,729 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Armada
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Armada<6>

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Saint Clair County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Saint Clair County: www.stclaircounty.org/

The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Michigan's counties, including Saint Clair, 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 full book title is The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States (Second Edition). See our References and Mentions section for Abbotsford.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abbotsford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Abbotsford) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abbotsford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0200, Longitude: -82.6333       In this case, the coordinates for Abbotsford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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