Amarillo Texas

Welcome to Amarillo, Texas!

A growing city with a quirky, small-town feel, Amarillo is the heartbeat of the Texas Panhandle. With a racially diverse population of 230,000 as of the 2020 U.S. Census, Amarillo has grown exponentially in the past decade. Whether you've come for its rapidly expanding medical industry, aerospace and transportation job hubs, or its newly revitalized Downtown district that's home to Hodgetown baseball stadium and the Minor League Baseball team, The Sod Poodles--the Yellow City is the place for you to be!

A Little Bit About Amarillo, Texas

  • County: Potter, Randall
  • Surrounding towns: Canyon, Happy, Borger, Dumas, Pampa
  • Zip Codes: 79102, 79109, 79118, 79106
  • City government: City Council
  • Mayor: Ginger Nelson

Geography of Amarillo & Surrounding Areas

  • Palo Duro Canyon State Park – the second largest canyon in the U.S.!
  • Lake Greenbelt
  • Lake Meredith

Businesses & Institutions

  • Largest employers: Pantex, Tyson, Bell Helicopter
  • Hospitals: Northwest, Baptist St. Anthony’s

Entertainment & Lifestyle

  • Around Amarillo
  • Attractions and landmarks: Cadillac Ranch, The Big Texan Steak Ranch

Historical Markers & Buildings

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