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Town Hall

http://abington.depina.net/
500 Gliniewicz Way
Abington, MA 02351

Quick History

Establishment and former town name(s) [1]

10 June 1712: Established as a town from part of Bridgewater and certain lands adjoining {Prov. Laws, Vol. XXI, page 605}

Archiac name: Manamcoskragin

Section/Villages within the town: Center Abington, Musterfield, North Abington, Thicket, West Abington.

Wikipedia

Boundary Changes [1]

14 June 1727: Part included in new town of Hanover.

31 March 1847: Boundaries between Abington and Weymouth established.

21 March 1861: Boundaries between Abington and Hingham established.

9 March 1874: Part established as Rockland.

4 March 1875: Part included in the new town of South Abington (now Whitman).

7 March 1970: Town charter adopted.

Neighboring Communities

Brockton | Holbrook | Rockland | Weymouth | Whitman

Resources

Biography

Also see: Genealogy, History

Cemeteries (off page, due to long list)

Church History and Records

Directories

Genealogy

Also see: Biography, History

History

Also see: Biography, Genealogy

Maps

  1. USGS GNIS FID 613459
  2. Google
  3. Hometown Locator

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Town Records

Vital Records

Websites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts (Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].

 

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