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Abney, South Carolina

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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Abney, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Abney and the surrounding area.

  • Bird Watching ...
    • We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website for local sighting reports and to help identify hotspots.
    • The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Kershaw County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
    • eBird sighting report for Kershaw County

Communities Also Named Abney ...

We have found four communities that share the name Abney.

Within South Carolina, the name Abney is unique.

Beyond South Carolina, we know of another four communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these four communities, three are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Louisiana
      • Saint Tammany Parish
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Louisiana community of Abney [Saint Tammany Parish].
    • Mississippi
      • Itawamba County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Mississippi community of Abney [Itawamba County].
    • Prince Edward Island
      • Please visit our profile page for the Prince Edward Island community of Abney.
    • West Virginia
      • Raleigh County
      • Please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Abney [Raleigh County].

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of South Carolina:

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Abney could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.






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