Things are bigger in Texas and that includes the hearts of Abilene’s residents. This friendly, fun-loving city is located 150 miles west of Fort Worth and is home to not one but three universities! With mild temperatures, a low cost of living and top rated schools Abilene is an easy place to call home. Its strong economy is supported by government, agriculture, healthcare and manufacturing. Dyess Air Force Base makes its home here and military personnel are honored and respected for their service. Abilene is easy to navigate and has quite a variety of retail stores, restaurants and activities for families. What west Texas town doesn’t have a rodeo? Abilene hosts the West Texas Rodeo and Fair each September and cowboys don’t disappoint the crowds. With 29 parks in Abilene, families can hike, bike, picnic and play sports in safe, secure areas. Spend the day at the Abilene Zoo. It’s quite the stroll through the storybook themed downtown where you’ll come across statues of the Grinch, the Cat in the Hat, and many others. This fun area will definitely bring a smile to anyone’s face. Abilene is large enough to have several restaurants. On the more conservative side, nightlife is tamer here. Abilene is a great mix of big city with small town charm and would be a great place to purchase a home. Why not consider a modular home? Clayton Homes is a trusted builder offering several models in the Abilene area starting at just under $49,000. With great customization options like traditional homes you can easily design a home with stunning features and upgrades. Wiith homes ranging from 640-2,432 square feet there is a home option for everyone. Clayton Homes, a trusted builder with a solid reputation, will walk you through the process of making your homeownership dream a reality!