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Abbott, New Mexico

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Welcome to Abbott ...

Abbott is located in northeast New Mexico.

Abbott is located in Colfax County<1>.

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

Abbott is 6,160 feet [1,878 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Abbott is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Abbott lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Abbott: (575)

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, Mississippi, Nebraska, 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.

  • Springer [Colfax County]
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    • Springer [Colfax County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Abbott
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 910 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springer 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 Springer<5>
  • Gladstone [Union County]
  • Mills [Harding County]
  • Colmor [Colfax County] - Historic
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    • Colmor [Colfax County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the west of Abbott
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    • Maxwell [Colfax County]
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      • Maxwell [Colfax County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Abbott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 213 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maxwell 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 Maxwell<5>
    • Roy [Harding County]
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      • Roy [Harding County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the south of Abbott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 216 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roy<5>
    • Miami [Colfax County]
    • Wagon Mound [Mora County]
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      • Wagon Mound [Mora County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Abbott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 283 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wagon Mound<5>
    • Capulin [Union County]
    • Solano [Harding County]

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.

Adding Abbott to Our Gazetteer ...

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, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Abbott was on a map titled Map of Arizona and New Mexico (from Rand McNally, 1925).

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Colfax, 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 Abbott - 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- Abbott) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abbott. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3056, Longitude: -104.2589       In this case, the coordinates for Abbott 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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