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Welcome to Abbott ...

Abbott is located in Clay County<1>.

Abbott is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Abbott is within the (662) area code.

Adding Abbott 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 Abbott 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 Abbott elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Communities Also Named Abbott ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Abbott - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky (2), Michigan, Nebraska, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Abbott ...

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

  • Starkville [Oktibbeha County]
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    • Starkville [Oktibbeha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the south of Abbott
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,653 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Starkville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starkville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Starkville<5>
  • West Point [Clay County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Point
    • West Point [Clay County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Abbott
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,404 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Point<5>
  • Aberdeen [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
    • Aberdeen [Monroe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Abbott
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,205 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<5>
  • Houston [Chickasaw County]
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    • Houston [Chickasaw County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Abbott
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,427 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houston<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Maben [Oktibbeha County]
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      • Maben [Oktibbeha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Abbott
      • Estimated population in 2019: 840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maben have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maben
    • Artesia [Lowndes County]
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      • Artesia [Lowndes County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Abbott
      • Estimated population in 2019: 425 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Artesia
    • Mantee [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mantee
      • Mantee [Webster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the west of Abbott
      • Estimated population in 2019: 214 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantee have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mantee
    • Woodland [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
      • Woodland [Chickasaw County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Abbott
      • Estimated population in 2019: 129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
    • Griffith [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Griffith
      • Griffith [Clay County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Abbott
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffith
    • Cedar Bluff [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Bluff
      • Cedar Bluff [Clay County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Abbott
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abbott ...

Looking for more information about Abbott? 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 Abbott, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Abbott.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Clay County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Abbott. 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 Clay, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abbott - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Abbott) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Abbott. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Abbott

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abbott. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6802, Longitude: -88.7750    
<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.
<5>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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