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  1. Abbeville is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.
  2. Abbeville is a small city in and the parish seat of Vermilion Parish, Louisiana, United States, 150 miles west of New Orleans and 60 miles southwest of Baton Rouge. It is the principal city of the Abbeville Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Vermilion Parish. It is also part of the larger Lafayette–Acadiana Combined Statistical Area. The population was 12,257 at the 2010 census.
  3. Abbeville is a community in Abbeville County, South Carolina, United States, 86 miles west of Columbia and 45 miles south of Greenville. Its population was 5,237 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Abbeville County. Settled by French Huguenot settlers, it was named, along with the county, for the French town of the same name.
  4. Abbeville is a city in Henry County, Alabama, United States. It is part of the Dothan, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area. At the 2010 census, the population was 2,688. The city is the county seat of Henry County. It is the first city alphabetically, both by city and state, in the Rand McNally Road Atlas. It is home to two high schools: Abbeville High School and Abbeville Christian Academy. It holds chapters of the Red Cross and Habitat for Humanity.
  5. Abbeville is a city in Wilcox County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 2,908. The city is the county seat of Wilcox County.
  6. Abbeville is a town in Lafayette County, Mississippi. The population was 419 at the 2010 census.
  7. Abbeville, also known as Mt. Pleasant, is a historic home located at Lancaster Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The original home was built in 1755-1756, and is a two-story, stuccoed stone section measuring 20 feet by 17 feet. In 1790, a large 2 1/2-story, five bay by three bay Georgian style dwelling was built in front of the earlier section. In 1826, two side wings were added on either side of the 1790 section. Also on the property are a contributing smokehouse, stable, and carriage house.

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Abbeville a.k.a. Abbeville Publishing Group is an independent book publishing company specializing in fine art and illustrated books. Based in New York City, Abbeville publishes approximately 40 titles each year and has an active backlist of over 700 titles on a wide range of subjects, including art, architecture, design, travel, photography, parenting, and children’s books. The company was founded in 1977 by Robert E. Abrams and his father Harry N. Abrams, who had previously founded the art book publishing company Harry N. Abrams, Inc. in 1949. Honors and awards bestowed upon Abbeville titles include the George Wittenborn Award for Art across America, the Carey-Thomas Award for The Vatican Frescoes of Michelangelo, and the Prix Vasari Award for Botticelli.

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Google previewThe lady of the manor, conversations on the subject of confirmation (1829)

by Mary Martha Sherwood

Abbeville is a walled city, on the banks of the Somme, containing few good houses, but a noble church, built in very ancient days. The house prepared for Madame Northington was in a street which runs parallel with the river. It stood in a court, ...

Google previewTHE LADY OF THE MANOR (1829)


Abbeville is a walled city, on the banks of the Somme, containing few good houses, but a noble church, built in very ancient days. The house prepared for Madame Northington was in a street which runs parallel with the river. It stood in a court, ...

Google previewThe Saturday magazine (1837)

Abbeville is a town in the North of France, between Calais and Paris. It lies to the South of Calais at the distance of rather more than one hundred miles by the road ; and to the North of Paris at the distance of about eighty miles. Under the old ...

Google previewThe Monthly Review (1811)

by Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths

Abbeville is a populous but a most unpleasant town.' — ' The inhabitants are stated to exceed 22,000. The town has a most ruinous appearance, from the circumstance of many of the houses being built with wood ; and by the forms of the ...

Google previewThe Traveller's Companion from London to Paris. With a New Map (1814)

by M. PHILLIPS (Land Surveyor.)

- § Abbeville is a manufacturing town, strongly defended, and contains 20,000 inhabitants. Hotel d'Angleterre. PosTs.



Abbeville is a town well calculated for defence, bv the itrength of its outworks. There are Dany dilapidated churches, but two were •pared by the Revolution. IS Eg lite de St. fillej'ranc is a large building, with a handsome exterior, and spacious ...

Google previewThe Gentleman's Magazine (London, England) (1815)

Abbeville is a town well calculated for defence, by the 6trength of its outworks. There are many dilapidated churches, but two were spared by the Revolution. JJEglut de St. Villefranc is a large building, with a handsome exterior, and spacious ...

Google previewThe European Magazine, and London Review (1823)

Abbeville is a large dirty French town with a few manufactories, which are by no means in a flourishing condition. Several English families are resident there, and a great number of English youths of both sexes are placed in academies at ...

Google previewThe Theatrical Inquisitor, Or, Monthly Mirror (1814)

Abbeville is a large, and, apparently, an interesting place for a traveller to stop at and examine. Proceeding in this way during the night, wc reached Beauvais to breakfast on Friday morning the 22d of April, a distance of 11-L posts. The gates ...

Google previewA Tour to Paris in the Summer of 1816. By S***** C*******d (1816)

by S*****. C*******D

Flerecourt, dilly le Haut Clocher, to Abbeville. Abbeville is a fine city, and strongly fortified; its Cathedral is of Anglo-Norman structure. Here aflixed to the walls is an uncommonly large scorpion, which we were informed was found 150 years F ...

Google previewCajun Country Guide

by Macon Fry

Abbeville. Abbeville is a lovely village of 13,000 residents on the banks of the Vermilion River, just half an hour south of Lafayette and the same distance west of New Iberia. It is the seat of Vermilion Parish and center of the state's biggest ...

Google previewLittell's Living Age (1895)

by Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell

Abbeville is an out-of-the-way place, very little visited ...

Google previewLouisiana (1998)

by Richard Bizier

Today, Abbeville is a charming town with public squares reminiscent both of the Far West and pretty provincial towns in France. You can take a walking tour of historic Abbeville with a guide from the Chamber of Commerce. lf you'd rather go it ...

Google previewThe Saturday Magazine. Published Under the Direction of the Committee of General Literature and Education Appointed by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (1838)

Abbeville is a fortified town, though not remarkable for strength .

Google previewSouth Carolina Biographical Dictionary (2000)

by Jan Onofrio

Representative from South Carolina; born near Abbeville, Abbeville County, South Carolina, August 8, 1830; attended the country schools; was graduated from the University of Georgia at ...

Google previewMiscellaneous Works of the Rev. Charles Buck, Author of the Theological Dictionary, Containing the Young Christian's Guide; Or, Suitable Directions, Cautions, and Encouragement, to the Believer on His First Entrance Into the Divine Life, a Treatise on Religious Experience: in which Its Nature, Evidences, and Advantages, are Considered; Together with Anecdotes, Religious, Moral, and Entertaining, Alphabetically Arranged, and Interpersed with a Variety of Useful Observations (1808)

by Charles Buck

Abbeville, S. C. Capt. Jeremiah S. Terry, Do. V Mr. Joseph Vernon, Abbeville, S. C. W. & W. Vaughn, Camden, Do- 5 copies W Mr. George Warner, New York Rev. James P. Willson, D.

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1914)

Abbeville is built partly on an island and partly on the banks of the river Somme. It is connected with the sea by means of a canal. The streets are narrow, and the picturesque houses are built mostly of brick and wood. The building most worthy ...

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