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Welcome to Abernathy ...
The city of Abernathy is located in the Texas Panhandle.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Abernathy has a population of 2,707 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Abernathy.
The community of 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 2,707 people. This is a decrease of 3.49% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.65% 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 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.
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.
Adding Abernathy to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Abernathy in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Abernathy was on a map titled Road Map for Texas (from Shell Oil, 1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Abernathy on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022