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Welcome to Abbottstown ...

Abbottstown is located in Adams County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Abbottstown has a population of 1,026 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Abbottstown.

Abbottstown is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Abbottstown is located in the (717) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Abbottstown had an population of 1,026 people. This is an increase of 1.48% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.37% since the 2000 Census).

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).

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

Adding Abbottstown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Abbottstown 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 Abbottstown was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Abbottstown on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

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

Communities near Abbottstown ...

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

  • York [York County]
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    • York [York County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Abbottstown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,932 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<6>
  • Hanover [York County]
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    • Hanover [York County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Abbottstown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,719 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanover<6>
  • Gettysburg [Adams County]
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    • Gettysburg [Adams County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Abbottstown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,724 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gettysburg<6>
  • Taneytown [Carroll County]
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    • Taneytown [Carroll County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Abbottstown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,817 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taneytown<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hampstead [Carroll County]
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      • Hampstead [Carroll County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Abbottstown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,401 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hampstead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hampstead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hampstead<6>
    • Manchester [Carroll County]
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      • Manchester [Carroll County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Abbottstown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,851 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manchester<6>
    • West York [York County]
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      • West York [York County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Abbottstown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,571 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West York have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West York
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West York<6>
    • Littlestown [Adams County]
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      • Littlestown [Adams County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Abbottstown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,510 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Littlestown<6>
    • Dallastown [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dallastown
      • Dallastown [York County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Abbottstown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,857 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dallastown<6>
    • Shrewsbury [York County]
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      • Shrewsbury [York County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Abbottstown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,855 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shrewsbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shrewsbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shrewsbury<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 Abbottstown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Abbottstown.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Abbottstown.

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

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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.

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Adams, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Abbottstown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abbottstown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Abbottstown) 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 Abbottstown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AbbottstownOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Abbottstown 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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