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Welcome to Abraham ...

Abraham is located in Millard County<1>.

Abraham was settled in 1890.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Abraham: Named after Abraham  H. Cannon (1859-1896), a Mormon Elder and early settler in this area.

Abraham is 4,590 feet [1,399 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Abraham is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Abraham lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Abraham lies within the (435) area code.

Communities Also Named Abraham ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Abraham - they are located in Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Abraham ...

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

  • Delta [Millard County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delta have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delta
    • Delta [Millard County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Abraham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,602 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delta<5>
  • Hinckley [Millard County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hinckley
    • Hinckley [Millard County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Abraham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 716 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinckley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hinckley<5>
  • Lynndyl [Millard County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lynndyl have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynndyl
    • Lynndyl [Millard County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Abraham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 117 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynndyl
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lynndyl<5>
  • Sutherland [Millard County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sutherland
    • Sutherland [Millard County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Abraham
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sutherland
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sugarville [Millard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugarville
      • Sugarville [Millard County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Abraham
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugarville
    • Deseret [Millard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deseret
      • Deseret [Millard County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Abraham
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deseret
    • Oasis [Millard County]
    • Oak City [Millard County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak City
      • Oak City [Millard County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the east of Abraham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 649 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak City<5>
    • Leamington [Millard County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leamington have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leamington
      • Leamington [Millard County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Abraham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 239 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leamington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leamington<5>
    • Holden [Millard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holden
      • Holden [Millard County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Abraham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 393 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holden<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abraham ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Millard, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abraham - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Abraham) 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 Abraham. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Abraham

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abraham. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3966, Longitude: -112.7182    
<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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