Snyder is a city in the Llano Estacado region of Texas. It was a very rough and tumble place in the early days after first being settled in 1878. Then there was an oil boom period. Now Snyder has a college (Western Texas College) and a little more of a diversified and stable presence.

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As with other towns in the area, you will need a car.

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  • Scurry County Museum, 6200 College Ave (on Western Texas College campus), +1 325-573-6107. Area history and exhibits on local industries such as cotton farming and oil production.
  • Albino Buffalo Statue (corner of College Ave and 25th Streets, or alternatively NW corner of Scurry County Courthouse grounds). In homage to Snyder's prairie-like heritage.

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  • The Horny Toad Pub, 2510 Avenue R.

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  • Lake JB Thomas is about 12 miles southwest and is a good spot for sport fishing.
Routes through Snyder
LubbockPost  NW   SE  SweetwaterAbilene
CarlsbadLamesa  W   E  Mineral WellsFort Worth
Ends at  Big Spring  S   N  END

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