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Welcome to Abner ...

Abner is located in Kaufman County<1>.

Abner is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Abner lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Adding Abner to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Abner in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Abner elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Abner on a Rand McNally Map of Texas (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Abner ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Abner - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Abner ...

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

  • Forney [Kaufman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forney
    • Forney [Kaufman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Abner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,236 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forney<4>
  • Terrell [Kaufman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terrell
    • Terrell [Kaufman County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Abner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,869 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terrell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terrell<4>
  • Kaufman [Kaufman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kaufman
    • Kaufman [Kaufman County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Abner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,788 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kaufman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kaufman<4>
  • Crandall [Kaufman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crandall
    • Crandall [Kaufman County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Abner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,017 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crandall have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crandall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crandall<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mabank [Kaufman County]
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      • Mabank [Kaufman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Abner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,995 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mabank have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mabank
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mabank<4>
    • Canton [Van Zandt County]
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      • Canton [Van Zandt County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Abner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,861 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<4>
    • Wills Point [Van Zandt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wills Point
      • Wills Point [Van Zandt County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Abner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,651 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wills Point have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wills Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wills Point<4>
    • McLendon-Chisholm [Rockwall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McLendon-Chisholm
      • McLendon-Chisholm [Rockwall County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Abner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,455 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McLendon-Chisholm have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McLendon-Chisholm
    • Talty [Kaufman County]
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      • Talty [Kaufman County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Abner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,760 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Talty have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Talty
    • Combine [Kaufman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Combine
      • Combine [Kaufman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Abner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,442 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Combine

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abner ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Texas

About Kaufman County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kaufman County: www.kaufmancounty.net/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Kaufman, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abner - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Abner) 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 Abner. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Abner

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6292, Longitude: -96.1931    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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