Abbottstown is in Adams County, Pennsylvania. It is designated as a borough, and is part of the Gettysburg Metro Area. It has a total area of 0.6 square miles, all of which is land. The borough is named after its founder, John Abbott. He founded it in 1753.
Manufacturing, retail and wholesale trade and construction are the major commercial activities here. A popular local restaurant is Altland House. Higher education is provided by Pennsylvania Myotherapy Institute. The closest hospital is the Hanover Hospital, located about 7 miles away in Hanover. The cost of living here is 5.30% higher than the country average.
This place gets about 39 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation is 103. Snowfall is about 29 inches annually.