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Welcome to Abbottstown ...

Abbottstown is located in Adams County.

The location of Abbottstown has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Abbottstown has a population of 1,020 people<2> (see below for details).

Abbottstown is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Abbottstown lies within the (717) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Abbottstown had a population of 1,011 people. This makes Abbottstown the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,011 people, the population of Abbottstown increased 11.71% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 905 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Abbottstown had an population of 1,020 people. This is an increase of 0.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.71% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Abbottstown.

Communities near Abbottstown ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Hampstead (MD)   [Map]   6,357   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Manchester (MD)   [Map]   4,834   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Taneytown (MD)   [Map]   6,789   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Dallastown   [Map]   3,823   E   18 miles [29 km]
Gettysburg   [Map]   7,633   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hanover   [Map]   15,607   S   4 miles [6.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Abbottstown.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Abbottstown. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Abbottstown. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Abbottstown.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Abbottstown:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abbottstown ...

Looking for more information about Abbottstown? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Abbottstown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Abbottstown.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Abbottstown.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abbottstown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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- Abbottstown) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Abbottstown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Abbottstown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abbottstown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8834, Longitude: -76.9914     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Abbottstown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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