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Welcome to Abingdon ...

Abingdon is located in Cherokee County<1>.

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

Abingdon is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Abingdon is located in the (864) area code.

Websites for Abingdon ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.cherokeechamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Abingdon, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Abingdon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Abingdon - they are located in Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, North Carolina, Ontario and Virginia.

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

Communities near Abingdon ...

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

  • Gaffney [Cherokee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaffney
    • Gaffney [Cherokee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Abingdon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 12,507 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaffney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaffney
  • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kings Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Mountain
    • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Abingdon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 10,933 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Mountain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kings Mountain
  • York [York County]
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    • York [York County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Abingdon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 8,235 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York
  • Clover [York County]
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    • Clover [York County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Abingdon
    • Estimated population for 2018: 6,397 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clover
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pacolet [Spartanburg County]
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      • Pacolet [Spartanburg County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Abingdon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,472 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pacolet
    • Cowpens [Spartanburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cowpens
      • Cowpens [Spartanburg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Abingdon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,379 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowpens
    • Blacksburg [Cherokee County]
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      • Blacksburg [Cherokee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Abingdon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,878 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blacksburg
    • Jonesville [Union County]
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      • Jonesville [Union County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Abingdon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 842 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesville
    • Grover [Cleveland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grover
      • Grover [Cleveland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Abingdon
      • Estimated population for 2018: 701 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grover
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grover
    • Pacolet Mills [Spartanburg 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 Abingdon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Abingdon.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abingdon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Cherokee, 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 Abingdon - 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 from Point A (ie- Abingdon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abingdon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9924, Longitude: -81.4995       In this case, the coordinates for Abingdon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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