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Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Abernathy is approximately 2,720 (1990), 2805 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,034 (1990), 1020 (2010).
The amount of land area in Abernathy is 3.055 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Abernathy to Washington DC is 1490 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 345 miles. (as the crow flies)
Abernathy is positioned 33.83 degrees north of the equator and 101.84 degrees west of the prime meridian.


north of Lubbock in the panhandle area. Here is a map page for Abernathy.
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History & History Related Items

Abernathy was founded in 1909 when, as with many prairie towns, the railroad came to town. The Santa Fe Railroad went from Plainview to Lubbock at that time. Abernathy was named for M.G. Abernathy who helpd establish the town. Eventually, the town was incorporated in 1924.

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Abernathy City Government

City of Abernathy
P.O. Box 310
Abernathy, Texas 79311
Phone: 806-298-2546
Fax: 806-298-2968

Abernathy Schools

Abernathy Independent School District
505 7th Street
Abernathy, Texas 79311
Phone: 806-298-2563
Fax: 806-298-2400 Abernathy


The population of Abernathy was:
1914 - 300 (estimate)
1926 - 1,500 (estimate)
1930 - 850
1950 - 1,962
1960 - 2,491
1970 - 2,625
1980 - 2,904
1990 - 2,720

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