Midland is a city located in Texas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 94,996. It is the county seat of Midland County. It is the twin city to Odessa, Texas.
Midland is home to the Midland RockHounds, a Texas League minor league baseball team.
The town received national attention when on October 14, 1987 18 month old Jessica McClure ("Baby Jessica") fell down an abandoned well in Midland. Her nationally televised rescue took 58 hours.
Midland is also noted as the childhood home of President George W. Bush and birthplace of Florida governor Jeb Bush; their father, former President George H. W. Bush, had started an oil business there.
George W. Bush's wife and First Lady Laura Bush was born and raised in Midland, as was former United States Army General Tommy Franks.
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Midland Convention and Visitor's BureauInformation about Midland, Texas, attractions, dining, shopping, accommodations, recreation and leisure.
Midland Texas Community GuideGuide for jobs, businesses,real estate agencies, hotels, tourist attractions, and schools.
Midland, TexasCity guide providing provides information including real estate, oil & gas, weather and community information.