Why Abilene

West Central Texas to the Rest of the World

 It can be difficult to find a workforce that matches the unique needs of a business, but Abilene’s three private universities, technical college, community college, and health sciences center work to offer a comprehensive and practical education that meets industry expectations. Abilene has helped new and existing companies create and retain several thousand jobs and invest billions of dollars in the community. Abilene’s economy creates close to $7 billion in gross domestic output across industries including healthcare, manufacturing and technology.

Join successful businesses like Blue Cross Blue Shield, AbiMar Foods, Great Lakes Cheese Co., Amazon, and First Financial Bank tapping into Abilene’s central access to approximately 10 million consumers and strong markets — all within a half a day’s drive or a flight out of Abilene Regional Airport.

Development Corporation of Abilene is a proud recipient of the following recognition: