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Welcome to Abel ...

Abel is located in Saunders County<1>.

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

Abel is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Abel: (402) & (531)<4>

Communities Also Named Abel ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Abel - they are located in Alabama and Georgia.

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

Communities near Abel ...

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

  • Papillion [Sarpy County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Papillion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Papillion
    • Papillion [Sarpy County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Abel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,471 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Papillion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Papillion<6>
  • La Vista [Sarpy County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Vista
    • La Vista [Sarpy County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Abel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,170 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Vista
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Vista<6>
  • Ralston [Douglas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ralston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ralston
    • Ralston [Douglas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Abel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,273 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ralston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ralston<6>
  • Elkhorn [Douglas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkhorn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkhorn
    • Elkhorn [Douglas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Abel
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkhorn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkhorn<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gretna [Sarpy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gretna
      • Gretna [Sarpy County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Abel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,058 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gretna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gretna<6>
    • Wahoo [Saunders County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wahoo
      • Wahoo [Saunders County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Abel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,548 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wahoo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wahoo<6>
    • Waverly [Lancaster County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waverly
      • Waverly [Lancaster County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Abel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,075 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly<6>
    • Valley [Douglas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley
      • Valley [Douglas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Abel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,890 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valley<6>
    • Springfield [Sarpy County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springfield
      • Springfield [Sarpy County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Abel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,624 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<6>
    • Yutan [Saunders County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yutan
      • Yutan [Saunders County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Abel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,310 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yutan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yutan<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abel ...

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

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About Saunders County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Saunders County: www.co.saunders.ne.us/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Saunders, 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 Abel - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Abel) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0742, Longitude: -96.3553       In this case, the coordinates for Abel 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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