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Abilene TX

Abilene is one of the Texas cities rich in history and culture. The city provides all the modern day facilities besides upholding its culture. Abilene is 150 miles west to Dallas Fort Worth. The geographical coordinates of Abilene is 32 degree 25 minute north to 099 degree 41 minutes west. The city experiences a tropical climate. The city is home to 120,000 people and is an abode of Texas culture. Abilene Texas is also the heart of transportation, commerce and industry. The oil industries are situated in Abilene.

Abilene Education


Abilene has three universities and fifty schools dedicated in providing quality education to the Abilene people. Some of the schools are:
  • Abilene Public School
  • Austin Elementary School
  • Bassetti Elementary School
  • Cooper High School
  • Dyess Elementary School
  • Excel Alter High School
The three universities are McMurry University, Abilene Christian University and the Hardin Simmons University.

Abilene Economy


The commerce and industry is very strong and therefore Abilene is regarded as the heart of regional commerce and industry. Moreover Abilene is also home to the oil industries of the state. The Chamber of Commerce of Abilene has been promoting the economy through its missions and objectives. The aims of the Chamber of Commerce are:
  • to make outsiders invest in Abilene
  • bettering the living standards
  • aim in spreading the business of Abilene
  • advise the state, local and national government
  • provide quality service in maintaining the membership

Abilene Attractions


Abilene boasts of preserving its traditions. The city of Abilene Texas has much to offer to the visitors. Some of the major attractions of Abilene are:
  • Seelye Mansion
  • Lebold Mansion
  • Fashion Museum
  • Old Abilene Town
  • Great Plains Theatre
  • Heritage Center
  • Bow Studio and gallery
  • Eisenhower center
  • Excursion Train

Lodging, Dining and Shopping in Abilene


Some of the hotels in Abilene providing high end service to the customers are:
  • Budget Lodge
  • Holiday Inn Express Motel and Suites
  • Abilene's Victorian Inn B&B
  • President's Inn
The restaurants in Abilene serve mouth-watering delicacies winning the hearts of the diners. The shops also cater varied merchandise suiting the contemporary lifestyle. Broadway Antiques, Sand Springs School, Chisholm Trail Antiques to name a few are some of the Antique showrooms. Some specialty shops are Cypress Bridge, Treasures by Tracine, The Courtyard Home Store and so on.

Abilene has much to unfold to the world. The city is remarkable for its cultural heritage and also for its initiative to a progressive and developed city. The community relation is also very strong among the inhabitants of Abilene. The Dyess Air Force base is a symbol to the active participation in protecting the state and also the region's safety.