Established in 1881 and located in central Texas, Abilene is about 180 miles west of Fort Worth and home to several historical buildings. Abilene’s primary industries include government, education, healthcare and manufacturing. The city is the center of a 22-county area called the Texas Midwest or Big Country, and is described as the “Future Great City of West Texas.” Visitors and residents can enjoy 29 parks, three athletic complexes and the Abilene Zoo.
May 12 – 16
September 30 – October 23