Welcome to McCamey, Texas
...where the word "neighbor" still means something. Whether you just “blew into town” or decide to put roots down, you’ll quickly discover why people love to live and work here.
A “rough and ready” oasis in the desert for investors, builders and entrepreneurs, There's "lots to build on", with many incentives available through the Economic Development Corporation.
“The Wind Energy Capital of Texas” is located in Upton County, in an area known as the Permian Basin. Over 1,800 residents work in area oil fields, wind farms or employed by the many support,retail and public services McCamey has to offer.
This family-oriented community has much to offer residents and visitors. Three public parks with playgrounds, outdoor lap pools, a skatepark, and the verdant 9-hole regulation length McCamey Golf Course & Country Club.
The Independent School District boasts a renovated Middle School (with upgraded Tech Lab), and brand-new Elementary School, new buses and resurfaced track. A state-of-the-art Wellness Center, offers exercise therapy, classes and strength training.
McCamey's Wind Energy Capital of Texas Cook-Off & Festival, is held annually late September in Santa Fe Park. Many other events, such as Santa in the Square, Community Easter Egg Hunts, themed 5K/Fun Runs hosted by the Wellness Center, public dances, Trunk-or-Treats, the Style Show and the Veterans Day & Homecoming Parades are celebrated throughout the year.
The "Friday Night Lights" are big in these parts, Badger Pride can be seen throughout the community, in the orange and black gear at many local eateries and businesses. McCamey's twin orange watertowers blaze with Badger Heads that can be seen from miles away.
A re-purposed Drive-In Theater sign welcomes visitors, the flip side reads: “Our town is so small, we had to borrow a horse to make a one horse town”. You'll find McCamey's borrowed horse resting at 2nd and Burleson, on 385 South.
28Feb 2017Chamber Awards Banquet McCamey Park Building Hall, McCamey, Texas 79752