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Abingdon, England

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on May 01, 2023

Summary: The population of Abingdon, UK is 33,130. Abingdon is a charming market town with a rich history and plenty of things to do. Expats love the friendly atmosphere, the easy access to London, and the beautiful countryside. The weather in Abingdon is generally mild with temperatures ranging from an average high of 68°F (20°C) in the summer to an average low of 37°F (3°C) in the winter. The average cost of living in Abingdon for an expat is estimated to be around $2,000 per month. The cost of a one bedroom apartment is estimated to be around $1,000 per month, while a two bedroom apartment is estimated to be around $1,400 per month.

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What do I need to know about living in Abingdon?

When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Abingdon, they said:

"Abingdon is a charming market town in Oxfordshire, England, and is a popular destination for expats looking to retire. Before retiring in Abingdon, expats should be aware of the cost of living, which is slightly higher than the UK average. Expats should also be aware of the local climate, which is generally mild but can be cold in winter. Additionally, expats should research the local healthcare system and the availability of medical services in the area. Finally, expats should familiarize themselves with the local culture and customs, as well as the local language, to ensure a smooth transition into their new home," wrote one member in Abingdon.

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Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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