Canyon is a city located in Randall County, Texas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 12,875. It is the county seat of Randall County. It is the home of West Texas A&M University and Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. Most of the Palo Duro Canyon State Park surrounds Canyon. The city periodically participates in a promotion with traffic-payments.com, in a program that randomly awards the receivers of speeding tickets, with tickets to Texas Rangers games.
Web Sites and Links
Canyon Chamber of CommerceFeatures area attractions. business directory, relocation information, and events.
Handbook of Texas Online: Canyon, TXCommunity history and information.