Abbott United Methodist Church

Abbott United Methodist Church (HM14R2)

Location: Abbott, TX 76621 Hill County
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N 31° 53.113', W 97° 4.287'

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The first Methodist worship service in Abbott was held in 1883 by the Rev. G. W. Swofford. A congregation soon was organized and became a regular stop on the Hillsboro circuit, with the Rev. J. P. Mussett as first pastor. By 1886 the congregation had more than 600 members. The first Methodist sanctuary, built in 1884, served until the current church building was completed in 1899. Although both the population of Abbott and membership in the church have declined since the 1940s, Abbott United Methodist Church retains important historic ties to the town's early heritage.
HM NumberHM14R2
Marker Number69
Year Placed1984
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 3:42pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 682403 N 3529334
Decimal Degrees31.88521667, -97.07145000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 53.113', W 97° 4.287'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 53' 6.78" N, 97° 4' 17.22" W
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Area Code(s)254
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-116 Bordon, Abbott TX 76621, US
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