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Welcome to Abernathy ...

The city of Abernathy is primarily located in Hale County<1>. A portion of Abernathy extends into Lubbock County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Abernathy has a population of 2,706 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Abernathy.

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

Abernathy lies within the (806) area code.

The ZIP code for Abernathy: 79311<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Abernathy had an population of 2,706 people. This is a decrease of 3.53% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.68% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Abernathy had a population of 2,805 people (or 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 (with 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]
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    • Lubbock [Lubbock County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Abernathy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 258,862 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lubbock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lubbock<6>
  • Shallowater [Lubbock County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shallowater
    • Shallowater [Lubbock County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Abernathy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,574 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shallowater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shallowater<6>
  • Idalou [Lubbock County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Idalou
    • Idalou [Lubbock County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Abernathy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,308 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Idalou
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Idalou<6>
  • Hale Center [Hale County]
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    • Hale Center [Hale County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Abernathy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,054 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hale Center
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hale Center<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Petersburg [Hale County]
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      • Petersburg [Hale County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Abernathy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,132 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petersburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petersburg<6>
    • Anton [Hockley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anton
      • Anton [Hockley County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Abernathy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,095 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anton<6>
    • New Deal [Lubbock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Deal
      • New Deal [Lubbock County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Abernathy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 827 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Deal have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • 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]<5> to the east of Abernathy
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Becton
    • Heckville [Lubbock County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heckville
      • Heckville [Lubbock County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Abernathy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heckville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Cotton Center [Hale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cotton Center
      • Cotton Center [Hale County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> 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.

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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>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Hale, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Abernathy) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), 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 for your convenience: 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: 33.8324, Longitude: -101.8444    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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