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Lorenzo
Crosby County, Texas

ZipCodes
79343




Page Contents for Lorenzo, Texas

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Economy

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Lorenzo is approximately 1,372 2000, 1147 2010.
The approximate number of families is 525 2000, 421 2010.
The amount of land area in Lorenzo is 2.672 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lorenzo to Washington DC is 1475 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 324 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lorenzo is positioned 33.67 degrees north of the equator and 101.53 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

about 18 miles east of Lubbock Texas, in northwestern Texas. Here is a map page for the area.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Lorenzo. This page gives much information, including a list of all the former Mayors of Lorenzo.

Lorenzo was begun in 1911, but was first named San Lorenzo. Because there was another San Lorenzo in the state, the "san" was dropped from the name. The town was named for Lorenzo Dow for worked for the founding company, the C.B. Livestock Company. The village grew and eventually incororated on 1 April 1924.
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Economy & Industry


agriculture. Cattle, cotton, wheat, soybeans, sunflowers, peanuts, milo, oats, and alfalfa. The most important crop, though, remains cotton.
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Lorenzo City Government

The city of Lorenzo
P.O. Box 430
703 5th Street
Lorenzo, Texas 79343
Phone: 806-634-5596

Lorenzo Chamber

Lorenzo Chamber of Commerce
204 Polk Ave.
Lorenzo, Texas 79343
Phone: 806-634-5426

Lorenzo Organizations

Lorenzo Chamber of Commerce
204 Polk Ave.
Lorenzo, Texas 79343
Phone: 806-634-5426

Lorenzo Libraries

Lorenzo Library
409 Van Buren
Lorenzo, Texas
Phone: 806-634-5639

Lorenzo Schools

Lorenzo Independent School District Lorenzo

Miscellany

The population of Lorenzo was:
1990 - 1,208
2000 - 1,372

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