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 entrpreneurs, we have "lots to build on", with many incentives available through our 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 and wind farms or are employed by the many support and public services McCamey has to offer.
This family-oriented community has much to offer residents and visitors alike. 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 recently built state-of-the-art new Wellness Center, offers exercise classes and 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 repurposed Drive-In Theater sign greets visitors, the other side reads: “Our town is so small, we had to borrow a horse to make a one horse town”. McCamey is not only abundant in oil & wind, it's also known for its rich reserve of humor & community spirit.
26Sep 2015Wind Energy Cook-Off & Festival Santa Fe Park, off of Highway 67, McCamey TX