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Area Description

Rural community with 13,500 population for Borger in the heart of the Panhandle of Texas. A community of agriculture and industry form our workforce. The Greater Borger area features hunting, fishing, and boating at Lake Meredith and the Alibates National Park area. Frank Phillips College provides academic and workforce training in our area. Beautify sunrises and sunsets are a plus in a rugged landscaped terrain. Home of the famous Adobe Walls battle and history rich in history of the boom town oil days in the Texas Panhandle.

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Area Amenities

Things to Do, Recreation & Fitness

   Numerous restaurants and bars, swimming, handball, frisbie golf, all sorts of hiking, running and walking, numerous community celebrations, two golf course, college and high school sports,movie,hunting complete with RV spaces.

Cultural Activities

Tri City Concerts presents concerts throughout the year, Boomtown Theater holds plays, school provide cultural events, excellent museum with tours from time to time.

Public transportation

50 miles from Amarillo Rick Husband International Airport. Local airport with a lighted runway of 6,300 feet, suitable for public or corporate aircraft. VA can utilized Panhandle Transit for transportation.

Medical Facilities

Local 25 bed hospital, emergency room as well as urgent care clinic. 50 miles away from a major medical complex. Air ambulance available.


Monthly Temperatures / Rain / Snow

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain  Snow
 Jan  25.0  38.5  52.0  0.7 "  4.3 "
 Feb  28.0  42.0  56.0  0.7 "  3.5 "
 Mar  35.0  49.5  64.0  1.5 "  3.0 "
 Apr  43.0  58.0  73.0  1.8 "  0.8 "
 May  53.0  67.0  81.0  2.7 "  0.1 "
 Jun  63.0  76.5  90.0  3.3 "  0.0 "
 Jul  67.0  80.5  94.0  2.7 "  0.0 "
 Aug  67.0  79.5  92.0  3.6 "  0.0 "
 Sep  58.0  71.5  85.0  2.1 "  0.0 "
 Oct  47.0  61.0  75.0  1.9 "  0.2 "
 Nov  35.0  48.5  62.0  1.0 "  1.8 "
 Dec  26.0  38.5  51.0  0.9 "  4.7 "

Beautiful changing seasons. Some snow, however roadways are well cleaned and maintained. Wind in the Spring, low humidity, comfortable weather most of the year.

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Cost of Living for Panhandle of Texas, TX

Panhandle of Texas, Texas cost of living for Housing, Healthcare, Transportation, Taxes, Utilities, etc.:

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Senior Housing Options

Excellent 5 star nursing and rehabilitation facility. Affordable housing available.

Senior Assistance in Panhandle of Texas, TX

Panhandle of Texas, Texas offers the following assistance for seniors:

Excellent home care agencies for seniors. Wonderful nursing care facility.

Job or Volunteer Opportunities

Businesses do hire seniors and many volunteer opportunities available.

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