A College Town: Living Here The livin’ is easy in Abilene, with its West Texas pace, friendly and welcoming residents, mild climate, and stunning sunsets. With five institutions of higher learning in town, totaling more than 10,000 students, Abilene is a true college town.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Abilene, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (58.3%), White (Hispanic) (13.9%), Other (Hispanic) (10.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.3%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.18%). In 2019, the median property value in Abilene, TX was $120,400, and the homeownership rate was 54%.
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- Fredericksburg. tpwd.texas.gov.
- Jefferson. The Lone Star Carriage Company Of Jefferson Texas.
- Wimberley. nan palmero via Flickr.
- Canyon. tpwd.texas.gov.
- Port Isabel. Credit: tpwd.texas.gov.
- Rockport. rockport-fulton.org.
- Salado. Salado Chamber of Commerce.
- Marble Falls.
- Jacob's Dream Sculpture. Monuments & Statues.
- Fort Phantom Hill. 120.
- Adamson-Spalding Storybook Garden. Gardens.
- The Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene. Cemeteries.
- National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature. Speciality Museums.
- Red Bud Park. Parks Playgrounds.
- Pappy Slokum's Brewery.
- Winery at willow creek.
Dyess Air Force Base (AFB) (IATA: DYS, ICAO: KDYS, FAA LID: DYS) is a United States Air Force base located approximately 7 miles (11 km) southwest of Abilene, Texas. The host unit at Dyess is the 7th Bomb Wing (7 BW) assigned to the Global Strike Command Eighth Air Force.