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Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Balmorhea is approximately 464 (2006), 479 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 242 (2000), 167 (2010).
The amount of land area in Balmorhea is 1.005 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Balmorhea is 0.39 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Balmorhea to Washington DC is 1652 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 362 miles. (as the crow flies)
Balmorhea is positioned 30.98 degrees north of the equator and 103.74 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Balmorhea elevation is 3,205 feet above sea level.
Balmorhea per capita income is $ 7,742 (2000).
Balmorhea median income is $ 17,500 (2005).
The Balmorhea median home price is $ 22,800 (2005).


in western Texas about 113 miles from Odessa and about 193 miles from El Paso. Though there are no really close towns to Balmorhea, some other nearby communitiesinclude Toyah, Fort Davis, Lindsay, Pecos, Barstow, Alpine, Coyanosa and Marfa.
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History & History Related Items

The original town site was part of a large tract served by the San Solomon Springs. The town was founded by promoters in 1906. The famous springs are the center of the Balmorhea State Park
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Balmorhea State Park about four miles from the community. Opened in 1968, the park is located on 45.9 acres with a spring fed swimming pool. It also features bathhouses, historic adobe motel rooms, picnicking, camping and even scuba diving in the 25 foot deep pond.
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Balmorhea Schools

The children of Balmorhea attend schools in the Balmorhea Independent School District
1st and El Paso
P.O. Box 368
Balmorhea, Texas 79718
Phone: 432-375-2223 Balmorhea


The population of Balmorhea was:
1990 - 765
2000 - 527
2006 - 464

The number of housing units was:
1990 - 307
2000 - 242

Median age:
2000 - 28.9 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 16,071
2005 - $ 17,500

Median house value:
2000 - $ 19,300
2005 - $ 22,800

Balmorhea is located in the Central Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.

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