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Life In Abilene, Texas


Storybook characters, buffalos, West Texas grit – they’re all waiting for you in Abilene, Texas. Abilene is a city that offers unparalleled opportunities for those seeking to build a business, spur a startup, or advance their careers. Our community is a hub of innovation and entrepreneurship, where West Texas hospitality meets limitless quality of life amenities. Whether you're looking for a place to call home or a destination for your next adventure, Abilene has something... 

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Internet Speed Rating

5000 Mbps

Closest Airport

Abilene Regional Airport • 5.1 mi

Weather (High/Low)

85 / 46

Median Home Value (3BR, 2BA)


Abilene: FUN FACT

Abilene is the Storybook Capital of the World! The city is home to the largest collection of public Storybook Sculptures. You can find the Lorax, Yertle the Turtle, Stuart Little, and many others all over town.

Awards & Press

Best Places to Live in Texas

One of the Best Places to Live in Texas


Storybook Capital of America

Storybook Capital of America

The Abilene Trophy

Home of the Abilene Trophy

Two Time Recipient of the Barksdale Trophy

Two Time Recipient of the Barksdale Trophy

Air Force Global Strike Command

Abilene Zoo

One of the Best Zoos

Best Work-from-Home City in Texas

Best Work-from-Home City in Texas

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