Abilene , Taylor County, Texas

Abilene city in Taylor and Jones counties in Texas, United States

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Abilene is a city located in the county of Taylor in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 117,063 and a population density of 403 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 123,420 inhabitants.

The city was created 140 years ago in 1880.

Abilene has a total area of 112.10 square miles (290.33 km2).

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Abilene, TX Quick Facts

Population : 123,420 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas
County : Taylor County
Postal code : 79601–79608
Phone Area Codes : 254
Area : 290.33 km2
Named for : Abilene
Altitude : 1,719 feet / 524 meters
Capital city : Abilene is capital of Taylor County
Establishment : January 01, 1881 (140 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 03:14:41 (19th April 2021)
Density : 425 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 5.15% (2010-2019)

The population of Abilene increased by 5.15% in 9 years.

Year Population Method
2010 117,063 census
2011 118,762 estimation process
2012 119,853 estimation process
2013 119,797 estimation process
2014 120,648 estimation process
2015 121,707 estimation process
2016 121,883 estimation process
2017 122,186 estimation process
2018 122,775 estimation process
2019 123,420 estimation process

Abilene, TX zip code is 79601. County name: Taylor, County fips: 48441

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People born in Abilene, TX (131)

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College & universities near Abilene, TX

Code Name City ZIP
377315 Texas College of Cosmetology-Abilene Abilene (TX) 79605
222178 Abilene Christian University Abilene (TX) 79699
225247 Hardin-Simmons University Abilene (TX) 79698-0001
226587 McMurry University Abilene (TX) 79697
483513 Neecee's Barber College Abilene (TX) 79602

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Other cities in Taylor County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Taylor County , TX.

City Name Population Title
Mount Pleasant 15,978 City in Titus County, Texas, United States
Merkel 2,617 Chancellor of Germany
Tye 1,333 City in Texas, United States
Tuscola 739 Human settlement in Taylor County, Texas, United States of America
Trent 349 Texas
Lawn 321 Town of the United States
Impact 30 Village in Texas, United States

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