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Abbotsford, Michigan

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The location of Abbotsford

Welcome to Abbotsford ...

Abbotsford is located in Saint Clair County.

The location of Abbotsford has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Abbotsford was established in 1816.

From The Origin of Certain Place Names,<2> the origin of Abbotsford is described as "Named from the home of Sir Walter Scott."

Abbotsford is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Abbotsford: (810)

Communities near Abbotsford ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Armada   [Map]   1,733   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Capac   [Map]   1,838   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Croswell   [Map]   2,288   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Marysville   [Map]   9,706   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Port Huron   [Map]   29,051   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Richmond   [Map]   5,902   S   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

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.

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 Abbotsford. 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 Abbotsford. 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 Abbotsford.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Abbotsford:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abbotsford ...

Looking for more information about Abbotsford? 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.

Looking for more information about Abbotsford? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Abbotsford, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor 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:

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abbotsford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Abbotsford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Abbotsford.

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