Lubbock is a place where rich western history meets a thriving metropolitan hub, and where creative expression meets fine wine, eclectic food, craft beer, lively events, world-class art and serene outdoor spaces. From cultural festivals to Texas Monthly-recognized BBQ joints to classical symphony concerts, Lubbock has a taste of something for everyone!
Located on the South Plains of West Texas, Lubbock has long been known as the “Hub City.” The nickname is related to Lubbock’s accessible location on the crossroads of Interstate 27 and four major U.S. highways. Lubbock is in the central time zone and is equal distance to both coasts, allowing for ease of U.S. distribution. Within the city, you will find a well-planned transportation network with an average commute time of 16 minutes.
At 318,679 people (Metropolitan Statistical Area), Lubbock is the 10th largest city in Texas, the 2nd largest west of Interstate 35. Texas Tech University was founded in Lubbock in 1923, Lubbock Christian University was founded in 1957 and has its main campus in the city. South Plains College and Wayland Baptist University also operate branch campuses in Lubbock.
With an average of 265 days of sunshine per year, Lubbock is the perfect place to soak up some Vitamin D while experiencing all the city has to offer.
Join HWNT Lubbock and unite with us to celebrate the positive image and values of Texas’ Hispanic heritage while we empower women across our great state! We have much to offer whether it’s related to the Arts, food, or festivities. Join us in embracing the rich culture that makes West Texas so great!