Abbott is a town in Hill County, Texas, United States. The population was 356 in 2010.
Abbott was founded in 1871 as a stop for the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad and was named for Joseph Abbott, who represented the area in the Texas legislature at the time. Its population peaked at 713 in 1914 and has declined since. The town was incorporated in 1916.
Abbott is located on Interstate 35, about 24 miles north of Waco, and is at 31°53′2″N 97°4′32″W (31.883865, −97.075680). According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2).
Abbott has a Humid continental cfa, hot-summer Mediterranean climate (Köppen climate classification Csa).
There are mild winters during which moderate rainfall is broken by weeks of cool, sunny weather. It has hot, dry summers with no rainfall in July and August.