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Welcome to Abney ...

Abney is located in Itawamba County<1>.

Abney is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Abney: (662)

Communities Also Named Abney ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Abney - they are located in Louisiana, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Abney ...

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

  • Tupelo [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tupelo
    • Tupelo [Lee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Abney
    • Estimated population for 2018: 38,206 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tupelo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tupelo
  • Amory [Monroe County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amory have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amory
    • Amory [Monroe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Abney
    • Estimated population for 2018: 6,871 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amory
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amory
  • Saltillo [Lee County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saltillo have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saltillo
    • Saltillo [Lee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Abney
    • Estimated population for 2018: 5,019 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saltillo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saltillo
  • Fulton [Itawamba County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fulton
    • Fulton [Itawamba County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Abney
    • Estimated population for 2018: 4,033 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Verona [Lee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verona have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Verona
      • Verona [Lee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Abney
      • Estimated population for 2018: 3,235 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Verona
    • Guntown [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guntown
      • Guntown [Lee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Abney
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,770 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guntown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntown
    • Nettleton [Lee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nettleton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nettleton
      • Nettleton [Lee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Abney
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,931 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nettleton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nettleton
    • Shannon [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shannon
      • Shannon [Lee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Abney
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,773 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shannon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shannon
    • Plantersville [Lee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plantersville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plantersville
      • Plantersville [Lee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Abney
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,162 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plantersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plantersville
    • Mantachie [Itawamba County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantachie have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mantachie
      • Mantachie [Itawamba County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of Abney
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,119 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mantachie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mantachie

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abney ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Itawamba County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Itawamba County: www.co.itawamba.ms.us/

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 Itawamba, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abney - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Abney) 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 Abney. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Abney

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abney. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2134, Longitude: -88.4861    
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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