Abingdon Knox County, Illinois

Abingdon: City in Knox County, Illinois, United States of America

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Abingdon is a city located in the county of Knox in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,319 and a population density of 2,321 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 3,051 inhabitants.

The city was created 193 years ago in 1827.


Abingdon is located at 40°48'16"N 90°24'6"W (40.8044800, -90.4018000).

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Abingdon Quick Facts

Population : 3,051 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Knox County
Postal code : 61410
Phone Area Codes : 309
Area : 1.43 km2
Named for : Abingdon
Altitude : 751 feet / 229 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1828 (193 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 10:56:54 (15th June 2021)
Density : 2,134 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -8.78% (2010-2019)


According to census records, the population of Abingdon decreased by 8.78% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,319 - census
2011 3,273 -1.41% estimation process
2012 3,242 -0.96% estimation process
2013 3,226 -0.5% estimation process
2014 3,212 -0.44% estimation process
2015 3,171 -1.29% estimation process
2016 3,141 -0.96% estimation process
2017 3,117 -0.77% estimation process
2018 3,073 -1.43% estimation process
2019 3,051 -0.72% estimation process

Abingdon zip code is 61410. County name: Knox, County fips: 17095

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People born in Abingdon (5)

People born in Abingdon, including United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient James Stockdale, naturalist George Latimer Bates, politician Guy U. Hardy, you can see a list of people who born in Abingdon.


College & universities near Abingdon

Code Name City ZIP
146427 Knox College Galesburg (IL) 61401-9999
143613 Carl Sandburg College Galesburg (IL) 61401
147341 Monmouth College Monmouth (IL) 61462-1998

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near Abingdon

Code Name Address Type
GBB Galesburg station 225 South Seminary Street RAIL
MAC Macomb 120 East Calhoun Street RAIL
BRL Burlington 300 South Main Street RAIL
PIA Peoria, Illinois 6100 West Everett M. Dirksen Parkway BUS
KEE Kewanee Loomis and North Tremont Sts. RAIL

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Knox County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Knox County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Galesburg 30,197 County seat of Knox County, Illinois, United States
Knox 4,750 County seat of Knox County, Tennessee, United States; third-largest city in Tennessee
Knoxville 2,726 City in Knox County, Illinois, United States
Ontario 883 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Truro 792 Human settlement in United States of America
Wataga 786 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
East Galesburg 774 Human settlement in Knox Township, Illinois, United States of America
Oneida 662 City in Illinois, USA
Yates City 652 Village in Illinois, United States
Williamsfield 545 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Altona 497 Village in Illinois, United States
Victoria 289 Village in Illinois, United States
Maquon 260 Township in Knox County, Illinois
Rio 207 Village in Illinois, USA
Saint Augustine 112 Human settlement in Knox County, Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Abingdon distances to largest Illinois cities

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