Abilene

Abilene, Texas

Abilene, Texas

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Abilene is in the northeast corner of Taylor County. It is situated 1,708 feet above sea level on generally flat terrain. The city is connected east-west by Interstate Highway 20 and north-south by U.S. highways 83, 84, and 277. Reflecting its beginning as a railroad townsite, Abilene is bisected by the Texas and Pacific tracks, which run east-west.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Abilene is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Elm Creek)

Locations

  • Latitude
    32.45521530
    Longitude
    -99.73851000

Has Post Office

Yes

Is Incorporated

Yes

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Abilene by the Numbers

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Population Counts

Abilene
Pop. Year Source
125,182 2020 United States Census Bureau
123,403 2019 Texas Demographic Center
117,063 2010 United States Census Bureau
115,930 2000 United States Census Bureau
106,707 1990 United States Census Bureau
98,315 1980 United States Census Bureau
89,653 1970 United States Census Bureau
90,368 1960 United States Census Bureau
45,570 1950 United States Census Bureau
26,612 1940 United States Census Bureau
23,175 1930 United States Census Bureau
10,274 1920 United States Census Bureau
9,204 1910 United States Census Bureau
3,411 1900 United States Census Bureau
3,194 1890 United States Census Bureau