Andrews is located in West Texas, on the border with New Mexico, approximately 110 miles southwest of Lubbock and 35 miles northwest of the Midland-Odessa area. Andrews County was settled in 1876 and has a population of 18,610. Andrews has a population of 13,487. The City of Andrews encompasses 6.90 square miles.
Andrews is considered a rural community with a petroleum and agricultural-based economy. It lies in the heart of West Texas cattle and ranching country. Agriculture, primarily livestock production, was the first industry that helped bring pioneers to the area. However, oil and gas exploration/production is the region’s mainstay.
The Permian Basin region of West Texas is a semi-desert region with hot summers and mild winters.
Andrews’s schools are recognized for their academic and athletic excellence. Athletics programs have claimed numerous state titles including baseball and boys and girls golf.
State Hwy 385 runs North-South through Andrews (4 lane Highway).
I-20 is 38 miles south of Andrews via State Hwy 385.
I-27 is 100 miles north of Andrews via State Hwy 385.
Midland International Airport is 38 miles from Andrews.
Andrews County Airport is on the east side of town. It has 3 runways with the longest runway being 5800 feet.
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