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Prince Edward Island Tourism Region : Charlottetown
- Said to be named for Abney, Tennessee (Douglas 1925); United States references indicate that the name has occurred only in South Carolina, Texas and West Virginia.
- In 1921 the postmaster claimed it was from the name of an Indian called Abey, with an 'n' being put in the middle of the name.
- A character in Sir Walter Scott's novel, 'Woodstock', is called Young Abney. Formerly called Toronto, which is noted as early as 1846 as a school name.
Address of this page: http://pei.ruralroutes.com/Abney