North Abilene

North Abilene is located on U.S. highways 277 and 83 just across the county line in southeastern Jones County and approximately five miles northwest of Abilene. The community was shown on county highway maps in the early 1970s and possibly developed around Butterfield Trail Airport, an aviation field that was in operation by the early 1960s. The airport closed by 1982, but some industry and business still operated in the area in 2004. No population figures are available.

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Laurie E. Jasinski | © TSHA

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

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Place type

North Abilene is classified as a Town


Latitude: 32.54484440
Longitude: -99.76953460

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated