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Texhoma, OK/TX

Texas County, Oklahoma | Sherman County, Texas

Population: 935


CLIMATE





The area receives an average of 17 inches of rain annually and 12 inches of snow. The average number of flying days is 338


EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

Level Grade Students Teachers
Elementary K-4th 190 28
Jr. High 5th-6th 65 8
Jr. High 7th-8th 71 13
High School 9th-12th 110 16
Total 4 Facilities 435 65

Oklahoma Panhandle State University, four year institution, is located 10 miles to the east of Texhoma.


DISTANCE TO MAJOR CITIES

City Miles To
Amarillo, TX 100
Oklahoma City, OK 280
Denver, CO 387

ROAD SYSTEM

Texhoma is located at the intersection of US 54 and US 95.


RAIL AVAILABILITY

Rail service is available from the Union Pacific.


LABOR FORCE

The Texas County labor force was 15,410 in September 2002, with an unemployment rate of 1.9%.


MAJOR EMPLOYERS

Name Product or Service Number Employed
Vall, Inc Swine Production 132
Texhoma Wheat Growers Agriculture 15
First National Bank Banking 24
Collingwood Grain Grain 12
Texhoma School District Independent Schools 34

SALES TAX

Texhoma has a sales tax rate of 2.0%. In addition, the state levies a 4.5% tax rate on sales. Texas County levies a 1.0% sales tax.


ACCOMMODATIONS

The city has two motels with 42 rooms


HOUSING

Average cost per sq. ft. for EXISTING home, three bedroom

  • High $40
  • Medium $25
  • Low $15

Average cost per sq. ft. for NEW home, three bedroom

  • High $80
  • Medium $60
  • Low $50

PLACES OF WORSHIP

  • Pentecostal Church of God
  • Texhoma United Methodist Church
  • St. Paul Lutheran Church
  • Faith Missionary Church
  • Griggs Church of God
  • First Christian Church
  • First Baptist Church

MEDIA

Texhoma has one weekly newspaper. There is cable television available.


TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Internet service is available through the phone company. Phone service is provided through Panhandle Telephone Inc.


MEDICAL FACILITIES

There is one clinic in Texhoma. Practicing in the Texhoma area is one medical doctor. The nearest hospital is located in Guymon, 20 miles distant.


FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

First National Bank of Texhoma


RECREATIONAL FACILITIES

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