Abilene named one of Best True West Towns, Historic Small Towns

By WIBW on January 24, 2023


The City of Abilene has been named one of the Best True West Towns of the year and has been named as a finalist in USA Today’s Best Historic Small Town contest.

For the fifth year in a row, the Abilene Convention and Visitors Bureau says the town has been named a finalist in USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Best Historic Small Town contest.

“This is so exciting,” said Julie Roller Weeks, Abilene Convention and Visitors Bureau director. “Receiving this recognition once is a big deal, let alone five years in a row. It’s unimaginable!”

In 2022, the Bureau said Abilene came in second in the nation in the top 10 contest.

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