Lubbock is a city in and is currently the county seat of Lubbock County, Texas. According to the official US Census conducted in 2000 the population of the city was over 197,000, though the U.S. Census conducted in 2010 put the city’s population at over 239,000. Lubbock is currently the 89th largest city in the US and the 11th largest in the state of Texas.
Lubbock was founded in 1890, at the same time Lubbock County was formed; the city was actually founded to be the county seat. It was incorporated as a city in 1909 and afterwards grew quite rapidly.
Texas Tech University was constructed in 1923 and, thanks to several other colleges setting up shop in Lubbock, the city today is currently known as the educational center of Central Texas, thanks to its close relationship to the colleges in the city’s limits.
During the summer months, average daily highs tend to reach into the low-to-mid 90’s during the day, while overnight lows tend to drop down into the low-to-mid 70’s.
During the winter months, temperatures are a bit more mild, and can actually get on the colder side of things; daily highs in Lubbock only reach into the low 50’s during the day, with overnight winter lows often dropping into the low-to-mid 30’s. Snow, however, is not seen often in the town, as is the case of many of the cities and areas in Texas.
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- City of Lubbock Official Website: https://www.ci.lubbock.tx.us/
- Lubbock on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lubbock,_Texas
- The Official Guide to Lubbock: http://www.visitlubbock.org/
- Lubbock on City Data: http://www.city-data.com/city/Lubbock-Texas.html
Lubbock Zip Codes Include:
79401, 79402, 79403, 79404, 79406, 79407, 79408, 79409, 79410, 79411, 79412, 79413, 79414, 79415, 79416, 79423, 79424, 79430, 79452, 79453, 79457, 79464, 79490, 79491, 79493, 79499