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Welcome to Abell ...
So far, we found very little information about Abell. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Abell to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Abell, please Contact Us.
The location of Abell has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Abell, you might consider that their post office opened in 1889.
While the community is gone, the present day location for Abell is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: The area where Abell was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The location where Abell once stood is in the (434) area code.
Communities Also Named Abell ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Abell - they are located in Maryland and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Abell.
Communities near Abell ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Abell.
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 Abell. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Abell.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Abell. 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 Abell.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Abell. See our Newspapers Page for Abell.
Adding Abell to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Abell 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 Abell was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Abell in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Abell.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Charlotte County: www.co.charlotte.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 05 Sep 2023