Abilene sits in the center of Texas and is home to more than 100,000 residents. The city’s culture offers a unique mix of college campuses, agriculture, and more recently, government jobs. Many people choose to make Abilene their home because of the warm weather and top-notch schools. In fact, Abilene was ranked the 17th city in the nation for public education in 2006. There is also a lot to do and see in the area, including the large number of parks throughout the city and the popular Abilene Zoo.
While the weather is often warm and sunny, there are also threats of tornadoes and hail storms. Eighty hail storms have been reported in Abilene, TX, since 2008