Abilene, Texas was originally established as a railroad stock shipping point, focusing on the areas of agriculture and livestock.

Over time, our city has developed to centralize its economy and has become a state, regional and national hub for education, healthcare, and manufacturing.

Our top employers according to the Development Corporation of Abilene include:

Higher education institutions in Abilene include:

Primary Schools

Home Schooling Resource

Youth Activities

Songs with  Abilene in them:

Abilene – (The Song) 1963 – Wikipedia

Abilene – Yes

Abilene – George Hamilton IV

Abilene – Waylon Jennings

Abilene – Cheryl Crow

Abilene – Also sung by Buck Owens, Willie Nelson, Bill Anderson Lynn Anderson, Dave Alvin, Marty Robbing, The Great Unknowns, Roy Drusk, Brothers Four, Bobby Bare, Lighnin’ Hopkins among others.

All My Ex’s Live in Texas – George Strait

A Few Good Rides Away – Brooks & Dunn (Ronnie Dunn born in Coleman, Texas,  attended Abilene Christian University ’76 as a psychology major)

Rock & Roll Man – Creed Fisher

Texas On A Saturday Night – Mel Tillis and Willie Nelson

West Texas Highway – Lyle Lovett

Mamma, I’m Alright – Miranda Lambert

Somewhere Far Away – Little Big Town

My Texas – Josh Abbott Band

And many more….

At Blizzard & Zimmerman Attorneys, we support the local efforts to continue to build the economy of this great Texas city.