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Dawson County, Texas


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Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Lamesa is approximately 10,809 (1990), 9422 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 4,339 (1990), 3549 (2010).
The amount of land area in Lamesa is 12.054 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lamesa to Washington DC is 1515 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 302 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lamesa is positioned 32.73 degrees north of the equator and 101.95 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Lamesa elevation is 2,997 feet above sea level.
Lamesa average annual precipitation is 16.2 inches peryear.
Lamesa average annual snowfall is 10.5 inches per year.
The average low temperature is 38.0 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 79.9 degrees F.


in west, central Texas; just below the 'pan-handle' area and about 30 miles from the New Mexico/Texas. It is also about 60 miles south of Lubbock, and 55 miles north of the Midland/Odessa border.
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Dawson County Museum -- A local museum featuring relics from the early farming, ranching, and oil field days of the area. Located on the SE corner of the town square, across from the County Courthouse building. The Museum is in the building that was built as the Del Paso Hotel. The Pharmacy and soda fountain were located in what is now the Chamber of Commerce that is a portion of the same building.
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Economy & Industry

a mixture of farming (primarily cotton but also includes grain, peanuts, and pecan orchards), oil production, and ranching. There is also a state prison facility located just east of the city limits.
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Lamesa City Government

Lamesa Texas is the county seat of Dawson County

Dawson County Courthouse
P.O. Drawer 1268
Lamesa, TX 79331
Phone: 806-872-3778

Lamesa Economic Development Corporation

Lamesa City Hall
601 S. 1st Street
Lamesa, Texas 79331-6247
Phone: 806-872-2124

Lamesa Chamber

Chamber of Commerce
123 Main Ave.
Lamesa, Texas 79331-5531
Phone: 806-872-2181

Lamesa Organizations

Chamber of Commerce
123 Main Ave.
Lamesa, Texas 79331-5531
Phone: 806-872-2181

Lamesa Schools

Lamesa Independent School District
212 N. Houston Ave.
Lamesa, Texas 79331-5442
Phone: 806-872-5461

Lamesa High School
N. 14th
Lamesa, Texas 79331
Phone: 806-872-8385 Lamesa


Population of Lamesa:
1970 - 11,559
1980 - 11,790
1990 - 10,809
1997 - 11,853

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