Lubbock is a city located in Lubbock County, in the north west of the state of Texas, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 199,564. The city population estimate for 2001 was 201,212 people. Lubbock is the home of Texas Tech University and Lubbock Christian University. The city is served by Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport.
Lubbock is named for Thomas Saltus Lubbock, a Confederate colonel and former Texas Ranger.
Web Sites and Links
Best of Lubbock from The Lubbock Avalanche-JournalReaders choice awards since 1998 are listed.
History of Lubbock, TexasA short history of Lubbock.
Lubbock Fun ClubA guide to attractions, restaurants, events and other places and activities of interest to area visitors.
Lubbock Texas Hospitality GuideA city guide to help Lubbock visitors with hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, attractions, entertainment and recreation.
Lubbock, Thomas SaltusBrief biography of the namesake of Lubbock County, and, by extension, the city of Lubbock, Texas.
Market Lubbock, Inc.Responsible for creating, managing and supervising programs and activities for purposes of promoting, assisting and enhancing economic development within and around the city of Lubbock. Details about the city and the group.
Texas Community ProfilesTexas Department of Economic Development statistics for Lubbock, Texas.
Your Town - LubbockLocal tools, links, sports and people for Lubbock.