Abingdon, Iowa

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Abingdon, Iowa
unincorporated community
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Jefferson County
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Abingdon is an unincorporated community in Jefferson County, Iowa, United States. It is located at the intersection of County Road H33 (Brookville Road) and Cedar Avenue, near the west edge of Jefferson County, at 41.082036N, -92.138772W.[1]

History[edit]

Abingdon was founded by Colonel Thomas McCollough in August 1849, named after Abingdon, Virginia.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ Savage, Tom (2007). A Dictionary of Iowa Place-Names, p. 19. University Of Iowa Press. ISBN 1-58729-531-8.

Coordinates: 41°04′56″N 92°08′21″W / 41.08222°N 92.13917°W / 41.08222; -92.13917