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Abbs Valley, Virginia

Abbs Valley, Virginia
Unincorporated community
Abbs Valley, Virginia
Abbs Valley, Virginia

Coordinates: 37°14′38″N 81°27′08″W / 37.24389°N 81.45222°W / 37.24389; -81.45222Coordinates: 37°14′38″N 81°27′08″W / 37.24389°N 81.45222°W / 37.24389; -81.45222

Country United States
State Virginia
County Tazewell
Elevation 2,615 ft (797 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 276
GNIS feature ID 1499037[1]

Abbs Valley is an unincorporated community located in Tazewell County, Virginia.


The area of Abb's Valley, Virginia is named after Absalom Looney of Looney's Creek, considered the first white person to explore the area. Information obtained from the book MOST DISTINGUISHED CHARACTERS ON THE AMERICAN FRONTIER; CHILDREN OF ROBERT (B. 1692-1702 D. 1770) AND ELIZABETH LOONEY of Augusta (now Botetourt) County, Virginia, and some of their descendants, Volume II, by Madge Looney Crane & Phillip L. Crane, 2008.

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