Where is Midland, Texas?
The area described here includes the Counties Midland, Andrews, Borden, Crane, Dawson, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Howard, Martin, Reagan, Upton, Ward and Winkler with the cities of Midland, Andrews, Big Spring, Lamesa, Monahans and Odessa. It is located in the Western part of Texas.
What County is Midland?
Bush and Oil, these two facts characterise the present-day Midland. The city is located halfway between Fort Worth and El Paso, hence the Name. Midland was once a small agricultural town until 1923 when oil was discovered. The Permian Basin, where Midland is located, is one of the largest in the world. The city also has a skyscraper, the Bank of America building is over 100 meters high. With the election of George W. Bush, who was born in New Haven, CT, and actually not a real Texan, for 43.
President of the United States, Midland became the Focus of the world public because the Bush family had chosen the oil-rich Midland as a place of residence. Odessa is the center of the oil industry in Permian Basin. Big Spring, named after a nearby Sulphur Spring, is the administrative and economic centre of an extensive Region. In the early 80’s, the city was founded as a railway station. The place was known for its Saloons, gambling houses and brothels. Only a law change in 1957 ended the prostitution industry in Big Spring, especially in Settles Hotel.
* Austin 507 km, Dallas 528 km,
* Albuquerque NM 653 km, Oklahoma City OK 667 km; New Orleans LA 1.338 km
* in Texas: Abilene, Del Rio, El Paso, Lubbock, San Angelo
• in New Mexico: Roswell
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