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Welcome to Abington ...

Abington is located in Montgomery County<1>.

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

Abington is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for Abington ...

Official Website: www.abington.org/

Adding Abington to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Abington on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1908).

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

Communities Also Named Abington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Abington - they are located in Connecticut, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, North Carolina and Texas.

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

Communities near Abington ...

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

  • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County]
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    • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Abington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,578,487 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philadelphia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philadelphia<5>
  • Camden [Camden County]
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    • Camden [Camden County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Abington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,740 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden
  • Norristown [Montgomery County]
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    • Norristown [Montgomery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Abington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,323 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norristown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norristown<5>
  • Lansdale [Montgomery County]
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    • Lansdale [Montgomery County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Abington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,335 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdale<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Yeadon [Delaware County]
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      • Yeadon [Delaware County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Abington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,489 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yeadon<5>
    • Gloucester City [Camden County]
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      • Gloucester City [Camden County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Abington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,190 people
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    • Darby [Delaware County]
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      • Darby [Delaware County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Abington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,704 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Darby<5>
    • Lansdowne [Delaware County]
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      • Lansdowne [Delaware County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Abington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,641 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansdowne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansdowne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdowne<5>
    • Burlington [Burlington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burlington
      • Burlington [Burlington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Abington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,840 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlington
    • Woodbury [Gloucester County]
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      • Woodbury [Gloucester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Abington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,813 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodbury

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abington ...

Looking for more information about Abington? 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 Abington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Abington.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Pennsylvania

About Montgomery County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Abington: www.abington.org/

The official website for Montgomery County: www.montcopa.org/

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 Montgomery, 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 Abington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Abington) 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 Abington. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AbingtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1207, Longitude: -75.1180       In this case, the coordinates for Abington 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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