It is served by the Southern Pacific, the Franklin and Abbeville, and the New Iberia & Northern railways.
These corrected longitudes were not yet available for the maps produced by Nicolas Sanson of Abbeville, since 1627.
Rice is milled at New Orleans, Crowley, Abbeville, Gayden, Jennings and Lake Charles.
MOULIN QUIGNON, a quarry near Abbeville, France, celebrated for the discovery in 1863 by Boucher de Perthes of a human jaw-bone believed to be referable to the Quaternary period.
1793), French journalist and diplomatist, was born at Abbeville on the 7th of February 1753.
In 1252, on the death of his mother, Blanche of Castile, he was joint regent with Charles of Anjou until the return of Louis IX., and took a great part in the negotiations which led to the treaties of Abbeville and of Paris (1258-1259).
JOHN CALDWELL CALHOUN (1782-1850), American statesman and parliamentarian, was born, of Scottish-Irish descent, in Abbeville District, South Carolina, on the 18th of March 1782.
From Virginia they removed in 1756 to South Carolina and settled on Long Cane Creek, in Granville (now Abbeville) county.
He began practice in his native Abbeville district, and soon took a leading place in his profession.
His more important monuments are those to Admiral Courbet (1890) at Abbeville and the famous "Joan of Arc."
ABBEVILLE, a town of northern France, capital of an arrondissement in the department of Somme, on the Somme, 12 m.
Abbeville has several other old churches and an hotel-de-ville, with a belfry of the 13th century.
Abbeville is an important industrial centre; in addition to its old-established manufacture of cloth, hemp-spinning, sugar-making, ship-building and locksmiths' work are carried on; there is active commerce in grain, but the port has little trade.
Abbeville, the chief town of the district of Ponthieu, first appears in history during the 9th century.
But after crossing the Somme he halted at Crecy, near Abbeville, and offered battle to the pursuing enemy.
Wallace, Constitutional History of South Carolina from 1725 to 1775 (Abbeville, S.