Abernathy is a city in Hale and Lubbock counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 2,839 at the 2000 census, but had dropped to 2,764 according to a 2009 estimate.
The Hale County portion of Abernathy is part of the Plainview Micropolitan Statistical Area, while the Lubbock County portion is part of the Lubbock Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Abernathy (elev. 3350) is located at 33°49′55″N 101°50′42″W / 33.83194°N 101.845°W / 33.83194; -101.845 (33.831842, -101.845079). Most of the city is located in Hale County; roughly 25% of the city extends southward into Lubbock County.