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Abingdon is a town in Washington County, in the Bristol metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the English home of Martha Washington.
The latitude of Abingdon is 36.709N. The longitude is -81.977W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,064 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,750.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Abingdon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Johnson City-Kingsport area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 24211 ZIP code.
15% of Abingdon residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Abingdon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Abingdon was $22,486, compared with $21,587 nationally.
30% of Abingdon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Abingdon include Abingdon Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Abingdon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $367. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $894.
Libraries in Abingdon include Hayters Gap Branch Library, Washington County Public Library ... View libraries
Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Abingdon political report.
The average commute time for Abingdon workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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