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Welcome to Abshers ...

Abshers is located in Wilkes County<1>.

Abshers is 1,450 feet [442 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Abshers is within the (336) area code.

Adding Abshers to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Abshers in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Abshers was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Communities near Abshers ...

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

  • North Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
  • Elkin [Surry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkin
    • Elkin [Surry County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Abshers
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,001 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkin have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkin<4>
  • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkesboro
    • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Abshers
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,430 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilkesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkesboro<4>
  • Jonesville [Yadkin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonesville
    • Jonesville [Yadkin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Abshers
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,206 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonesville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesville<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sparta [Alleghany County]
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      • Sparta [Alleghany County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Abshers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,723 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sparta have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sparta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sparta<4>
    • Independence [Grayson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence
      • Independence [Grayson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Abshers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 887 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Independence have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence<4>
    • Arlington [Yadkin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arlington
      • Arlington [Yadkin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Abshers
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arlington have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
    • Ronda [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ronda
      • Ronda [Wilkes County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Abshers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 406 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ronda have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronda<4>
    • Traphill [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Traphill
      • Traphill [Wilkes County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Abshers
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Traphill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Traphill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Traphill<4>
    • McGrady [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McGrady
      • McGrady [Wilkes County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Abshers
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McGrady have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McGrady

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abshers ...

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

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About Wilkes County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wilkes County: www.wilkescounty.net/

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 Wilkes, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abshers - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Abshers) 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 Abshers. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AbshersOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abshers. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3688, Longitude: -81.1109    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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