Amarillo, Texas

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City of Amarillo
City
Amarillo Texas Downtown.jpg
Nickname(s): Helium Capital of the World
Location in the state of Texas
Location in the state of Texas
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CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountiesPotter, Randall
Government
 • MayorDebra McCartt
Area
 • City90.3 sq mi (233.9 km2)
 • Land89.8 sq mi (232.7 km2)
 • Water0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
Elevation3,605 ft (1,099 m)
Population (2005)
 • City183,021
 • Density2,026.8/sq mi (782.5/km2)
 • Metro236,113
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)806
FIPS code48-03000[1]
GNIS feature ID1351066[2]
Websitehttp://www.ci.amarillo.tx.us/

Amarillo is a city in the U.S. state of Texas. It is in the northern part of Texas. The city's economy is mostly based on cattle. In 2000, 173,627 people lived there.

References[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.