Abilene, Texas

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Abilene, Texas
Ceety o Abilene
Dountoun Abilene in 2015
Dountoun Abilene in 2015
Banner o Abilene, Texas
Banner
Eik-name(s): 
"The Key Ceety", "The Friendly Frontier"
Location in the state o Texas
Location in the state o Texas
Coordinates: 32°27′N 99°45′W / 32.450°N 99.750°W / 32.450; -99.750Coordinates: 32°27′N 99°45′W / 32.450°N 99.750°W / 32.450; -99.750
Kintra Unitit States
State Texas
CountiesTaylor
Jones
Settled1881[1]
Incorporatit (toun)1881[1]
Coonty Seat1883[1]
Named forAbilene, Kansas[1]
Coonty SeatTaylor Coonty
Govrenment
 • TeepCooncil-Manager
 • Ceety CooncilMayor Norm Archibald
Shane Price
Bruce Kreitler
Anthony Williams
Jay Hardaway
Kyle McAlister
Steve Savage
 • Ceety ManagerRobert Hanna
Area
 • Ceety286.5 km2 (110.6 sq mi)
 • Laund272.3 km2 (105.1 sq mi)
 • Water14.2 km2 (5.5 sq mi)
Elevation
524 m (1719 ft)
Population
 (2010)[2]
 • Ceety117,063
 • Estimate 
(2013)[2]
120,099
 • Density429.9/km2 (1,113/sq mi)
 • Urban
107,041
 • Metro
165,252
 • Demonym
Abilenian
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
79600-79699
Area code(s)325
FIPS code48-01000[3]
GNIS featur ID1329173[4]
Websiteabilenetx.com

Abilene is a ceety in Taylor an Jones coonties in wast central Texas, Unitit States.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b c d Hoiberg, Dale H., ed. (2010). "Abilene". Encyclopedia Britannica. I: A-ak Bayes (15th ed.). Chicago, IL: Encyclopedia Britannica Inc. pp. 32–33. ISBN 978-1-59339-837-8.
  2. a b "State and County Quick Facts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 6 Januar 2015.
  3. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008.
  4. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 25 October 2007. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008.
  5. Coe, Andre (25 Apryle 2000). "Abilene gives Western farewell to delegates from new sister city". Abilene Reporter-News. Retrieved 21 September 2013.