Why Abilene

Welcome Home!

Whether you’re moving alone, moving to the region with family, just received an order for Dyess Air Force Base, or live here already, we welcome you to the Big Country!

Abilene is a city on the move, experiencing great growth and in pursuit of a strong and vibrant future. In short, we’re about opportunity. And we invite you to take advantage of those opportunities.

Named Best Place to Live in Texas | Named as one of the best places to live for remote workers | 2023 Best Cities to Buy a House in America | 2023 Cities with the Lowest Cost of Living in America | Top 30 Best Up-and Coming Small Cities in America - HGTV

Veterans Love Abilene, TX

“I chose Abilene as my forever home because it’s the most welcoming, hospitable and generous community I’ve ever seen,” says Michael Bob Starr, a retired colonel in the U.S. Air Force.
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Abilene, TX, is for Art Lovers

For a city of its size, Abilene, Texas, has an outsized art presence. It’s bursting with big-city amenities, like museums and galleries, performing arts organizations like a ballet, and a philharmonic
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We’re Hiring: 4 Growing Industries in Abilene, TX

Looking for a rewarding career? Allow us to introduce you to Abilene, a West Texas city that’s home to several diverse industries.
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Get the Scoop on Where to Live in Abilene, TX

Its small-town charm and quaint feel make Abilene, Texas, a great place to raise a family or settle into a quieter life. But that’s not all you’ll find here — explore our neighborhoods.
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Why Abilene Is a Great Place To Launch Your Small Business

Thinking of starting your own business? This is why Abilene is a great place for self-starters and entrepreneurs.
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12 Things You Must Do in Abilene, Texas

Craft breweries, mesquite-grilled barbecue and a vibrant arts scene are just a few things you don't want to miss.
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