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Abington, North Carolina
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Welcome to Abington ...

Abington is located in Forsyth County<1>.

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

Abington is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Abington: (336)

Communities Also Named Abington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Abington - they are located in Connecticut, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

Communities near Abington ...

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

  • Greensboro [Guilford County]
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    • Greensboro [Guilford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Abington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 297,878 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensboro<5>
  • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winston-Salem
    • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Abington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 248,112 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winston-Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winston-Salem<5>
  • High Point [Davidson County]
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    • High Point [Davidson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Abington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 113,565 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on High Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for High Point<5>
  • Kernersville [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kernersville
    • Kernersville [Forsyth County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Abington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,891 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kernersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kernersville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clemmons [Forsyth County]
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      • Clemmons [Forsyth County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Abington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,089 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clemmons have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clemmons<5>
    • Lewisville [Forsyth County]
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      • Lewisville [Forsyth County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Abington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,369 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisville<5>
    • Archdale [Randolph County]
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      • Archdale [Randolph County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Abington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,560 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archdale<5>
    • Summerfield [Guilford County]
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      • Summerfield [Guilford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Abington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,502 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerfield<5>
    • Oak Ridge [Guilford County]
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      • Oak Ridge [Guilford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Abington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,126 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Ridge<5>
    • King [Forsyth County]
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      • King [Forsyth County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Abington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,912 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for King have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on King
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for King<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abington ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Forsyth County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Forsyth County: www.co.forsyth.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Forsyth, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Abington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Abington) 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 Abington. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AbingtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1774, Longitude: -80.1042       In this case, the coordinates for Abington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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