Abernathy is a city in Hale and Lubbock counties, in Texas. It is part of the Plainview Metro Area, and has a total area of 1.2 square miles, all of which is land. The town was established in 1909, and incorporated in 1924.
Retail trade, agriculture and related activities, and wholesale trade are the major commercial activities here. Public education comprises an elementary, middle and high school. Abernathy Municipal Airport is the local airport. Vista Bank and The First State Bank have branches here. The closest hospital is the Trustpoint Hospital, located about 12 miles away, in Lubbock. The cost of living here is 22.20% lower than the country average.
This place gets about 19 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation is 59. Snowfall is about 10 inches per year.