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Welcome to Abbeville ...

The town of Abbeville is located in Lafayette County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Abbeville has a population of 423 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Abbeville.

Abbeville is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Abbeville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Abbeville lies within the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Abbeville had an population of 423 people. This is an increase of 0.95% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Abbeville had a population of 419 people. This makes Abbeville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Abbeville represents 0.01% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 232nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 419 people, the population of Abbeville has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 423 people).

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

Adding Abbeville to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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.

In addition, we also found mention of Abbeville elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Abbeville on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Abbeville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Abbeville - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana 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.

  • Oxford [Lafayette County]
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    • Oxford [Lafayette County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Abbeville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 28,122 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<6>
  • Holly Springs [Marshall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Springs
    • Holly Springs [Marshall County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Abbeville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,798 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Springs<6>
  • Hickory Flat [Benton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Flat
    • Hickory Flat [Benton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Abbeville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 550 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Flat have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Flat
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hickory Flat<6>
  • Potts Camp [Marshall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Potts Camp
    • Potts Camp [Marshall County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Abbeville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 467 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Potts Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Potts Camp
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Potts Camp<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Taylor [Lafayette County]
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      • Taylor [Lafayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Abbeville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 444 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylor<6>
    • Laws Hill [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laws Hill
      • Laws Hill [Marshall County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Abbeville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laws Hill
    • Alesville [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alesville
      • Alesville [Lafayette County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Abbeville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alesville
    • Altus [Lafayette County]
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      • Altus [Lafayette County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Abbeville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Altus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altus
    • Chulahoma [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chulahoma
      • Chulahoma [Marshall County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Abbeville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chulahoma
    • Cornersville [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cornersville
      • Cornersville [Marshall County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Abbeville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornersville

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. 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Lafayette County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Lafayette, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Abbeville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abbeville - 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 from Point A (ie- Abbeville) 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 Abbeville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Abbeville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abbeville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5035, Longitude: -89.5026       In this case, the coordinates for Abbeville 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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