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Abingdon in the region of Virginia with it's 8,191 inhabitants is a town in United States - some 309 mi (or 497 km) South-West of Washington, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Abingdon in United States

Current time in Abingdon is now 09:35 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "America / New York" with an UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Asheville, Boone, Lenoir, Lincolnton, Morganton or Pittsburgh. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

7°C / 45 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature -9°C / 16 °F
Evening Temperature 4°C / 39 °F
Night Temperature -1°C / 30 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 57%
Air Pressure 964 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 24th of March 2018
Light snow, calm, overcast clouds.
Light snow Day: 4°C (38 °F)
Night: 2°C (35 °F)
Sunday, 25th of March 2018
Sky is clear, scattered clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 8°C (47 °F)
Night: 0°C (33 °F)
Monday, 26th of March 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 8°C (46 °F)
Night: -1°C (30 °F)


Drive on Main Street Abingdon Virginia

03:39 min ( July 05, 2012 by twovirginiasweather)
Views: 289 - Rating: 5/5

A beautiful drive down Main Street in Abingdon, Virginia. Abingdon is home of the Barter Theatre and the Martha Washington Inn. Plus, it is the spearhead of the Virginia Creeper Trail, a former railro...

Think Of What You've Done- ETSU Bluegras...

03:05 min ( September 16, 2010 by jlw37663)
Views: 3,171 - Rating: 5/5

A Stanley Brothers classic "Think Of What You've Done" is covered by ETSU Bluegrass Pride Band with Cara Oliphant on lead vocal with Leah Needham and Josh Argo on harmony at the inaugural "Red, White,...

Rollin' In My Sweet Babys Arms- ETSU Blu...

02:36 min ( November 19, 2010 by jlw37663)
Views: 1,408 - Rating: 5/5

Dan Boner takes the lead vocal here with the ETSU Bluegrass Pride Band at the inaugural "Red, White, and Bluegrass Festival" in Abingdon, Virginia on September 11, 2010. This was after the rain starte...

Still Making Excuses Josh Argo & ETSU B...

05:55 min ( March 04, 2011 by jlw37663)
Views: 366 - Rating: 5/5

This Josh Argo original was performed two weeks earlier at Bluegrass On Broad in Kingsport, Tennessee and was featured in an earlier clip. This performance is arguably better than the Kingsport clip a...

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Upcomming Local Events

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Kids, Be A Roll Model! It's The Yeast You Can Do!

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The Art Of Making Chevre With Baker Homstead

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Victor Lawson And Boogie Chillen

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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TRIBE Wonder Women Gathering

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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Marshall Ballew

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The Great British Baking Show Small Bites With Susie Buckner

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MGT 417: Crisis Management For School-Based Incidents For Key Decision Makers (Galax)

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Tokyo Rosenthal

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Ian Feathers Band

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Art In Bloom General Admission Ticket At WKMA

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Interesting facts about this location

Abingdon, Virginia

Abingdon is a town in Washington County, Virginia, USA, 133 miles (214 km) 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 around the galleries and museums along Main Street.

More reading: Abingdon, Virginia homepage
Located at 36.71, -81.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:County seats in Virginia, Kingsport–Bristol metropolitan area, Populated places in Washington County, Virginia, Towns in Virginia

Barter Theatre

Barter Theatre, located in Abingdon, Virginia, opened on June 10, 1933. It is one of the longest-running professional theatres in the nation. In 1933, when the country was in the middle of the Great Depression, most patrons were not able to pay the full ticket price. Robert Porterfield, founder of the theatre, offered admission by letting the local people pay with food goods, hence the name "Barter". The original ticket price for a play was 40 cents, or the equivalent in goods.

More reading: Barter Theatre homepage
Located at 36.71, -81.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Washington County, Virginia, Regional theatre in the United States, Theatre companies in Virginia, Theatres in Virginia, Visitor attractions in Washington County, Virginia

Washington County, Virginia

Washington County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of 2010, the population was 54,876. Its county seat is Abingdon. Washington County is part of the Kingsport–Bristol (TN)–Bristol (VA) Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a component of the Johnson City–Kingsport–Bristol, TN-VA Combined Statistical Area – commonly known as the "Tri-Cities" region.

More reading: Washington County, Virginia homepage
Located at 36.71, -81.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1776 establishments in the United States, Kingsport–Bristol metropolitan area, Populated places established in 1776, Virginia counties, Washington County, Virginia

Abingdon High School (Virginia)

Abingdon High School is a Public high school located in Abingdon, Virginia. The school focuses on academics as well as placing emphasis on extracurricular activities such as athletics, the arts, clubs, and community involvement.

More reading: Abingdon High School (Virginia) homepage
Located at 36.71, -81.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Public high schools in Virginia, Schools in Washington County, Virginia

Virginia Highlands Community College

Virginia Highlands Community College is located in Abingdon, Virginia. One of the 23 schools in the Virginia Community College System, the college was established November 30, 1967 to serve the residents of Washington County, western Smyth County, and the city of Bristol, Virginia. Over 4,000 students are enrolled each semester. Dr. Ron E. Proffitt is the current president and Ms. Kimberly R. Clark is the current chair of the board.

More reading: Virginia Highlands Community College homepage
Located at 36.71, -81.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Education in Washington County, Virginia, Educational institutions established in 1967, Universities and colleges accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Virginia Community College System

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