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Welcome to Abernathy ...

The city of Abernathy is primarily located in Hale County. A portion of Abernathy extends into Lubbock County.

The location of Abernathy has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Abernathy has a population of 2,724 people<2> (see below for details).

Abernathy is 3,350 feet [1,021 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Abernathy is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Abernathy lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Abernathy: (806)

The ZIP code for Abernathy: 79311<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Abernathy had an population of 2,724 people. This is a decrease of 2.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.05% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Abernathy had a population of 2,805 people (which is 7.73% of the total population of Hale County). This makes Abernathy the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Abernathy represents 0.01% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 474th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,805 people, the population of Abernathy decreased 1.2% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,839 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Abernathy.

Communities Also Named Abernathy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Abernathy - they are located in Alabama (2), Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Abernathy.

Communities near Abernathy ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Abernathy.

  • Lubbock [Lubbock County]
  • Shallowater [Lubbock County]
  • Idalou [Lubbock County]
  • Hale Center [Hale County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hale Center have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hale Center
    • Hale Center [Hale County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the north of Abernathy
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hale Center
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hale Center
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Petersburg [Hale County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petersburg
      • Petersburg [Hale County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east of Abernathy
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petersburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petersburg
    • Anton [Hockley County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anton
      • Anton [Hockley County] lies 18 miles [29 km] to the west of Abernathy
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anton
    • New Deal [Lubbock County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Deal have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Deal
      • New Deal [Lubbock County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south of Abernathy
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Deal
    • Becton [Lubbock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Becton
      • Becton [Lubbock County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east of Abernathy
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Becton
    • Heckville [Lubbock County] (Historic)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heckville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heckville
      • Heckville [Lubbock County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast of Abernathy
    • Cotton Center [Hale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cotton Center
      • Cotton Center [Hale County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Abernathy
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cotton Center

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Abernathy. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Abernathy.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Abernathy. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Abernathy.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Abernathy. See our Newspapers Page for Abernathy.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abernathy ...

Looking for more information about Abernathy? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Abernathy, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Abernathy.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About Hale County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Abernathy. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Abernathy.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abernathy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Abernathy). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Abernathy or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Abernathy) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Abernathy. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Abernathy

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abernathy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8323, Longitude: -101.8456       In this case, the coordinates for Abernathy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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