Dyess AFB, TX - Nearby Cities

    Abilene, TX
    Abilene has a current population of 120,000 people and is the county seat of Taylor County. Many housing developments have sprung up over the last few years, and the community has continued to grow. There are three lakes in the city which offer visitors a multitude of water sports and outdoor recreational activities. Located just 8 miles from the Dyess Air Force Base, the town serves as a prime location for military personnel and their families who are looking to relocate to the area.

    Homes for sale in the area start at $249,000 for a 3 bedroom, 2 bath residence. Rental properties such as apartments are also available starting at a monthly rent of $450 for a 1 bedroom, 1 bath unit. For those visitors looking for temporary lodging, local hotels such as the Comfort Suites and the Holiday Inn Express offer accommodations including high speed internet access and complimentary breakfasts. Nightly rates start at $92.

    Local attractions include the Prime Time Family Entertainment Center which includes bowling, mini golf, go-karts, batting cages, laser tag, and NASCAR simulators. There is a restaurant style snack bar as well as many other family-fun activities. The Abilene Zoo is also close by and allows visitors to feed the giraffes from a bridge near the exhibit. Alligators, bears, monkey, rhinos, albino tigers, and other animals are also featured. A gift shop is also available on-site.