With an area of about 8 sq. miles, Abingdon is a town of Washington County in the state of Virginia. The town is famous for its galleries and museums, which are said to be designated historical landmarks. Abingdon is located between Middle and North Fork of river, Houston in the valley of Great Alpachian. There are some noted
educational institutes in the city like, Abingdon High School, Emory & Henry college, radford university etc. Some other interesting features of the town includes,
Barter Theatre, Abingdon Historic District, Virginia Highlands Festival etc.Apart from this, the Abingdon Farmer's Market is also an added tourist attraction. A few notable residents of Abingdon includes, Robert Armstrong, Rick Boucher, Gail Harris among others. Most of the residents are engaged with the service industry and enjoy a handsome income.