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The Massachusetts state capital is Boston.
The population of Abington is approximately 16,351 2005, 15985 2010.
The approximate number of families is 4,955 1990, 6080 2010.
The amount of land area in Abington is 25.758 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Abington is 9.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.58 sq kilometers.
The distance from Abington to Washington DC is 399 miles.
The distance to the Massachusetts state capital is 15 miles. (as the crow flies)
Abington is positioned 42.11 degrees north of the equator and 70.95 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Abington elevation is 108 feet above sea level.
Abington median income is $ 57,100 2000.
The Abington median home price is $ 178,900 2000.


in eastern Massachusetts about six miles from Brockton and about 17 miles from Boston. Other nearby communities include Rockland, Whitman, Holbrook and Weymouth.
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History & History Related Items

Abington was originally called Manamoskegan by the native Americans. It means "Land of the Beaver".
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The population of Abington was:
1990 - 13,817
2000 - 14,605
2005 - 16,351

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