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Merkel, TX Furnace & Air Conditioning Installation, Repair & Maintenance

Hawkins Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Inc. is proud to serve the Merkel community!

We are proud to be part of this community, serving your heating and air conditioning needs. Whether you need repair, replacement or a new installation of a furnace, air conditioner, heat pump or air filtration system, we get the job right the first time. Our certified technicians service all furnace and air conditioning make and models.

Please call us today at 325-692-3645 to consult with our home comfort specialist.

About Merkel, TX - Happy to be your hometown Heating & Air Conditioning Contractor!

The town of Merkel is in Taylor County, TX. Located 17 miles to the west of Abilene close to the interstate highway, Merkel is a part of the Abilene, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town is spread over 2 square miles and according to the census of 2010; it is home to 2,590 residents. The town was named Windmill Town in the early 1870s, around the time the Texas and Pacific Railway was built.

The name of the town was changed in 1881. The town was renamed after the first person who settled here, S. M. Merkel. Churches, schools, farms and ranches gave the town its character. In 1906, the town became and incorporated city. The Noodle Dome Oil Field and Taylor Electric Co-Op have been serving Merkel and the surrounding areas for decades and adding to the vibrant economy of the city.

The Merkel Independent School District operates public educational institutions in the town. The Merkel Public Library serves to encourage interest in knowledge and education. With over nine thousand items including book, videos and audio material as well as computers and public internet access, the library offers lifelong learning facilities to the residents of Merkel. It offers many activities like summer reading program for children.

Parks like MellingerPark, Windmill RV Park and Windmill Game Ranch offer many productive and fun outdoor activities, like camping, walking, hiking, swimming, gaming, hunting, etc. Merkel Medical Clinic sponsored by Abilene Regional Hospital is helping keep the active community of Merkel healthy.

The town of Merkel gets about 25 inches of rain per year and 3 inches of snow on average. The summers are warm with 248 sunny days per year. The temperature can soar to around 95 degrees at the summer peak. Merkel residents with a reliable air conditioner in their house are able to enjoy the summer without any hassle. In winters the mercury can plummet to about 32 degrees, rendering a heat pump essential.