OUR HOME TOWN
Odessa Texas is the perfect place to live. With a metro area population of nearly 300,000, this laid-back city has maintained a small-town feel. The city’s cultural fabric is rich in history, art, and festivals.
Residents enjoy a range of sporting and musical entertainment, from junior ice hockey at the Ector County Coliseum to national music acts and Broadway in the Basin shows at the Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center.
Throughout West Texas you can find diverse recreational sites for hiking, camping, boating, and stargazing at many of our national, state and historical parks.
Odessa provides the community with over thirty neighborhood parks, rodeo arenas, golf courses, walking & bike trails, ice skating rink, and water parks; making Odessa a haven for people with active lifestyles.
The Odessa region continually ranks one of the best cities to raise a family, one of the friendliest places to live, and Forbes rated it as #2 in Job Growth and recognized it as one of the Best Places for Business and Careers. The city prides itself on its commitment to education, no matter what age, and is home to two of the least expensive Texas public colleges- University of Texas of the Permian Basin and Odessa College.
CLIMATE IN ODESSA
Odessa enjoys a climate typical of the resort cities of the Southwest United States. On average the area experiences 316 days of sunshine a year. Winters are typically mild with a few seasonable cold spells. The average rainfall of for our area is 14.96 inches.