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  1. Abingdon, also known as Abingdon on Thames or Abingdon-on-Thames, is a market town and civil parish in England. Historically it was the county town of Berkshire, but has been in the county of Oxfordshire since 1974. Abingdon is one of several places that claim to be Britain's oldest continuously occupied town, with people having lived there for at least 6,000 years.
  2. Abingdon is a town in Washington County, Virginia, United States, 133 miles southwest of Roanoke. The population was 8,191 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Washington County and is a designated Virginia Historic Landmark. The town encompasses several historically significant sites and features a fine arts and crafts scene centered on the galleries and museums along Main Street.
  3. Abingdon is a city in Knox County, Illinois, 50 miles west of Peoria. It is part of the Galesburg Micropolitan Statistical Area. The city was first settled in 1828 and was incorporated in 1857. In 1894, the patent for the common spring-loaded mousetrap was given to William Hooker of Abingdon, Illinois. In 1890, 1,321 people lived here; in 1900, 2,022; and in 1910, 2,464. The population was 3,612 at the 2000 census.
  4. Abingdon is an unincorporated community in Harford County, Maryland, United States. It lies 25 miles northeast of Baltimore on Maryland Route 7, near the Bush River, between Exits 77 and 80 of Interstate 95.
  5. Abingdon was an 18th- and 19th-century plantation that the prominent Alexander, Custis, Stuart, and Hunter families owned. The plantation's site is now located in Arlington County in the U.S. state of Virginia.
  6. Abingdon a.k.a. Abingdon, Iowa: Abingdon is an unincorporated community in Jefferson County, Iowa, United States. It is located at the intersection of County Road H33 and Cedar Avenue, near the west edge of Jefferson County, at 41.082036N, -92.138772W.
  7. Abingdon a.k.a. Abingdon Historic District is a national historic district located at Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia. The district encompasses 145 contributing buildings, 2 contributing site, and 13 contributing structures in the town of Abingdon. It includes a variety of residential, commercial, and institutional buildings dating from the late-18th century to the mid-20th century. Notable contributing resources include Sinking Spring Cemetery, William King High School, General Francis Preston House, Martha Washington Inn, Barter Theatre, the Virginia House, Alexander Findlay House, Gabriel Stickley House, Ann Berry House, Washington County Courthouse, Rev. Charles Cummings House, and James Fields House. Located in the district and separately listed are the Abingdon Bank and Dr. William H. Pitts House.

There are other places with in their name, like Abingdon Road, Abingdon Abbey, Great Abingdon.

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  1. The Abingdon was an English assembled car built in small numbers in 1922 and 1923 in a factory in Tyseley, Birmingham. It used an 11-9hp 1490 cc 4-cylinder Dorman engine and a 3-speed gearbox. Only 12 were made. Production was hampered by financial difficulties for the Wrigley company, who supplied key components such as the steering gear and three-speed gearbox.
  2. The Abingdon, built in 1902 and 1903, is an English automobile made by John Child Meredith of Birmingham, who normally manufactured ignition equipment and accessories.

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Google previewJournal of the Society of Arts (1878)

Abingdon is a favourable instance of intermittent filtration combined with surface irrigation, and illustrates what may be done in...

Google previewSandra Gustafson's Great Eats London (2002)

Fifth Edition by Sandra Gustafson

RESERVATIONS Advised THE ABINGDON (S, 39) 54 Abincjdon Road, Kensington, W8 Tube: High Street Kensington The Abingdon is a srylish addirion to Kensingron.

Google previewJournal (1878)

Abingdon is a favourable instance of intermittent filtration combined with surface irrigation, and illustrates what may be done in...

Google previewJournal of the Royal Society of Arts ... (1878)

Abingdon is a favourable instance of intermittent filtration combined with surface irrigation, and illustrates what may be done in...

Google previewHealth and Sewage of Towns: Conference ... 23rd & 24th May, 1878 (1878)

by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain)

Abingdon is a favourable instance of intermittent filtration combined with surface irrigation, and illustrates what may be done in...

Google previewA Handbook of Virginia (1909)

by Virginia. Dept. of Agriculture and Immigration, George Wellington Koiner

Abingdon is a town of considerable business importance, commanding a large trade not only from the county of Washington, but from surrounding counties in Virginia, Tennessee and North Carolina. The Virginia and Georgia railway starting ...

Google previewThe Unitarian (1896)

by Jabez Thomas Sunderland, Brooke Herford, Frederick B. Mott

The fields round Abingdon are rich in wild flowers, among which we notice especially the daisy, the bluebell, and the marguerite. Abingdon is an old town, and at the time of the compilation of Doomsday Book by William the Conqueror was the ...

Google previewHoly Things and Profane (1997)

Anglican Parish Churches in Colonial Virginia by Dell Upton

Christ church, Abingdon is a Latin cross that looks like a Greek cross, and its nave is five feet longer than the chancel. It resembles the Hanover Town church in measuring eighty by seventy-five by thirty-five feet, and it may have been the ...

Google previewAn Historical And Chronological Deduction Of The Origin Of Commerce, From the Earliest Accounts (1787)

Containing An History Of The Great Commercial Interests Of The British Empire. To Which Is Prefixed, An Introduction, Exhibiting A View Of The Ancient And Modern State Of Europe ... by Adam Anderson

Abingdon is a good town, eminent for its corn market, and the vast quantities of malt with which, by means of the Thames, it supplies London. 3. Newbury deals also in malt, and has still some woollen manufactures, although the bulk of them is ...

Google previewEngland Described (1818)

Being a Concise Delineation of Every County in England and Wales; with an Account of Its Most Important Products; Notices of the Principal Seats; and a View of Transactions Civil and Military, &c by John Aikin

Abingdon is a corporate town and parliamentary borough. It has two parish churches. Wallingford, lower down the Thames, over which it has an old stone bridge of many arches, is a place of great antiquity, as may be inferred by the remains of ...

Google previewAn Historical and Chronological Déduction of the Origin of Commerce (1787)

by Adam Anderson, Combe

Abingdon is a good town, eminent for its corn market, and the vast quantities of malt with which, by means ofthe Thames, it supplies London. ' 3. Newbury deals also in malt, and has still some woollen manufactures, although the bulk of them is ...

Google previewThe Nation (1878)

example: “Abingdon is an extremely pleasant town, and a favorite holiday resort of Oxonians” (p. 23). “ Abingdon is a favorite resort of Oxford men” (p. 33). These extracts show how incorrigible our ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Gazetteer, Or Geographical Dictionary ... (1822)

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Abingdon is a borough, and sends one member to parliament. There was a magnificent monastery here of ancient date, the ruins of which, in the time of Camden, were considerable. The gateway is now used as a jail. This town participated in ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Gazetteer (1827)

Or, Geographical Dictionary: Containing a Description of the Various Countries, Kingdoms, States, Cities, Towns, Mountains, &c. of the World; an Account of the Government, Customs, and Religion of the Inhabitants; the Boundaries and Natural Productions of Each Country, &c. &c. Forming a Complete Body of Geography, Physical, Political, Statistical, and Commercial with Addenda, Containing the Present State of the New Governments in South America...

Abingdon is a borough, and sends one member to parliament. There was a magnificent monastery here of ancient date, the ruins of which, in the time of Camden, were considerable. The gateway is now used as a jail. This town participated in ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning (2013)

by Michael Byram, Adelheid Hu

Internationalisation and the Student Voice, Abingdon: Routledge. Marginson, S.

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