Tahoka is the county seat of Lynn County, and is the principal commercial center of Lynn County. Tahoka is located on the lower South Plains of Texas, south of Lubbock at the intersection of U.S. highways 87 and 380 near the center of the county. The economy is based on cattle ranching and cotton farming.

Communications and Media

Area Code (806)
Zip Code 79373
Telecommunications Lyntegar Electric, Poka Lambro
Cable TV Provider Poka Lambro
Digital TV Provider Poka Lambro
City/County Newspaper (wk.) Lynn County News
Regional Daily Newspaper Lubbock Avalanche
Regional Radio Stations (Lubbock) 20
Regional TV Station (Lubbock) 9
Western Union Available
Post Office 1 Location
UPS and FedEx Daily Delivery


Annual Average Temperature 60.7°F
Annual Average High 74.9°
Annual Average Low 47.5°F
Annual Average Rainfall 21.07’’
Annual Average Snowfall 5.8’’
Annual Average Wind Speed 12.4mph


Electricity XCEL Energy
Natural Gas Atmos Energy
Water City of Tahoka
Wastewater City of Tahoka
Solid Waste City of Tahoka

Geographic Information

Tahoka Sq. Miles 2.4
Lynn County Sq. Miles 893
Elevation in Feet 3,308

Agriculture Information

Range Land Acres 571,392
Cropland (Cotton, Grain Sorghum. Soybeans, wheat, sunflowers) Acres Planted 454,828
Vineyards Acres Planted 200
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1807 Main Street · Tahoka, TX 79373 · Phone: 806-561-4211

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