| Share
 

Abington

Abington, township (1990 pop. 59,084), Montgomery co., SE Pa., a residential suburb of Philadelphia; settled 1696, inc. 1906. The site of combat during the Revolutionary War, Abington has abrasives and other light manufacturing industries. A campus of Pennsylvania State Univ. is there.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on Abington from Infoplease:

  • Abington: meaning and definitions - Abington: Definition and Pronunciation
  • Suggestions for spelling of encyclopedia/abington - The Infoplease spelling checker combines spelling help with our dictionary and thesaurus
  • Rockland - Rockland Rockland, industrial town (1990 pop. 16,123), Plymouth co., E Mass.; settled 1673, set off ...
  • Edwin HALLOWELL - Edwin HALLOWELL (1844-1916) HALLOWELL, Edwin, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born near Willow ...
  • Whitman - Whitman Whitman, town (1990 pop. 13,240), Plymouth co., SE Mass., S of Boston; settled c.1670, set ...

See more Encyclopedia articles on: U.S. Political Geography

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring