Welcome to Lubbock!

A Brief History 

Lubbock County, founded in 1876, was named after Thomas Saltus Lubbock, former Texas Ranger, and brother of Francis R. Lubbock, governor of Texas during the Civil War.welcome to Lubbock

The city is located in the northwestern part of the state, a region known historically and geographically as the Llano Estacado and ecologically is part of the southern end of the Western High Plains. 

Even though Lubbock is ranked as the 11th most populous city in Texas, it still maintains a small town atmosphere and West Texas charm that so many people in this area have come to enjoy.

Lubbock is also known for its award-winning wineries; top-ranked universities and healthcare facilities.  It is also the home of the Texas Tech Red Raiders, Buddy Holly, unique shopping, dining, and a legendary ranching and music heritage. From local wineries, to cowboy culture, there are tons of things to do as a new Lubbock local. Find an apartment in Lubbock today and find 


Public Schools

 Full List of Lubbock Schools 
 Roosevelt Independent School District (806) 842-5362
 Frenship Independent School District (806) 866-9541
 Cooper Independent School District (806) 863-2282
 Lubbock Independent School District (806) 766-1000

Major Colleges and Universities

 Texas Tech University (806) 742-2011
 Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (806) 743-1000
 Lubbock Christian University (806) 796-8800
 Wayland Baptist University  (806) 291-1000
 South Plains College (806) 894-9611

Hospitals / Clinics

 Covenant Health System (806) 725-1011
 Grace Clinic (806) 744-7223
 University Medical Center (UMC) (806) 775-8200
 Lubbock Heart Hospital (806) 687-7777
 Lubbock VA Outpatient Clinic (806) 472-3400

Community Resources 

 Public Libraries (806) 775-2835
 Religious Organizations 


Postal Services

 Lubbock Main Branch 1-800-275-8777


 Atmos Energy (806) 798-4400
 LP&L (806) 775-2509
 Xcel Energy (806) 765-2800
 South Plains Electric Cooperative (800) 658-2655

Texas Department of Transportation

 Vehicle Registration (806) 745-4411
 Lubbock County Voter Registration (806) 775-1339
 Driver’s License  (806) 472-2794



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 Lubbock Avalanche Journal Visit Lubbock

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