Abbey is a friendly village in south west Saskatchewan, bordered by the Great Sandhills to the west and the South Saskatchewan River to the north. The community is situated in a rural location approximately 100 km northwest of Swift Current on Highway #32. The primary industries of Abbey are agriculture, gas and tourism. There are currently approximately 130 people living in the village and 370 in the surrounding rural municipality.
Residents of the community pride themselves on being friendly and welcoming. There is always something to do in this community. The Sandhills Rodeo is held every June at the beautiful Sandhills Rodeo Grounds a few miles west of town. The community also hosts comedian nights, dances, fall suppers, craft fairs, various learn-to classes and so much more.
This community has seen many changes over the years but several things remain constant and that is our pride, perseverance and sense of community. What makes this place great is the people and their hard work to keep this a wonderful, safe place to live, work and play.