Abner, Texas

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Abner, Texas
Abner is located in Texas
Abner
Abner
Abner is located in the United States
Abner
Abner
Coordinates: 32°37′40″N 96°11′30″W / 32.62778°N 96.19167°W / 32.62778; -96.19167Coordinates: 32°37′40″N 96°11′30″W / 32.62778°N 96.19167°W / 32.62778; -96.19167
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyKaufman
Elevation
535 ft (163 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
GNIS feature ID1384213[1]

Abner is an unincorporated community in Kaufman County, located in the U.S. state of Texas.[1] The community was initially known as Johnson's Point starting in 1871, named after Abner Johnson, who settled the area in the 1840s.[2] The community changed its name to Abner in 1885, when a new post office opened, remaining open through 1903.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Abner, Texas". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b Stoltz, Jack. "Abner, TX". Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved 21 April 2017.