Tahoka is the county seat for Lynn County located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 87 and U.S. Highway 380 twenty miles south of Lubbock in the Texas South Plains. It has an estimated population of 2,651 with an average household income of $48,905.
The main employers to Tahoka are the Lynn County Hospital District, the Tahoka Independent School District, and Lyntegar Electric. The City of Tahoka was officially incorporation on June 22, 1915. The City later decided on a council-manager/administrator form of government with four (4) council districts, one councilmember district at-large and a mayor at-large.
Tahoka has remained a center for farming and agribusiness activities.