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Welcome to Abbott Run ...

Abbott Run is located in Providence County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Abbott Run, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1884.

Abbott Run is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Abbott Run lies within the (401) area code.

Websites for Abbott Run ...

Junior League:   www.jlri.org/

Communities near Abbott Run ...

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

  • Providence
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
    • Providence is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 179,270 people
  • Warwick
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warwick
    • Warwick is located in Kent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,189 people
  • Cranston
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cranston
    • Cranston is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,142 people
  • Pawtucket
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pawtucket
    • Pawtucket is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,710 people
  • Taunton
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taunton
    • Taunton is located in Bristol County (MA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 57,675 people
  • East Providence
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Providence
    • East Providence is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,337 people
  • Attleboro
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Attleboro
    • Attleboro is located in Bristol County (MA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,444 people
  • Woonsocket
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woonsocket
    • Woonsocket is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,545 people
  • Franklin
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
    • Franklin is located in Norfolk County (MA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,711 people
  • North Providence
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Providence
    • North Providence is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,507 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abbott Run ...

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

Adding Abbott Run to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Abbott Run in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Abbott Run was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<4>

From that list, the Abbott Run post office opened in 1884.

We also found Abbott Run in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Abbott Run.

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

The official website for State of Rhode Island: https://www.ri.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of the state's counties, including Providence, 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 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 Run - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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