Midland, Texas






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A Taste of Midland, Texas

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT MIDLAND?

  1. Midland is a city in and the county seat of Midland County, Texas, United States, on the Southern Plains of the state's western area. A small portion of the city extends into Martin County. As of the 2010 census, the population of Midland was 111,147, and a 2011 estimate of 113,931, making it the twenty-eighth most populous city in the state of Texas.

  2. People in Midland are called Midlanders.

  3. The city has received national recognition as the hometown of former First Lady Laura Bush, and the onetime home of former President George H.W. Bush, former President George W. Bush, and former First Lady Barbara Bush.

  4. The Chateau Club on Wall Street hosted some musical greats in the early seventies. Managed by D.M. Williams, Club Chateau's house band consisted of a line up of some of the nation's best known R&B artists from such well known singing groups as The Coasters, The Drifters, and The Shirelles. The band was led by blues great Johnny Heartsman. Heartsman was a master of the Hammond B3 organ, guitar, and flute.

  5. Twice each year, the Phyllis & Bob Cowan Performing Arts Series at Midland College presents free cultural and artistic performances of "international interest and scope to stimulate and inspire the Midland arts community," and entertain the community at-large. The series was endowed in 1999, and has since brought a diverse selection of entertainers to Midland, including Andre Watts, the Eroica Trio, the Moscow Boys Choir, the Flying Karamazov Brothers, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, 3 Mo' Divas, Ballet Folklorico de Mexico de Amalia Hernandez and the Golden Dragon Acrobats of China.

Radio Stations
KFLB 88.1 FM Stanton, TX Religious
KBMM 89.5 FM Odessa, TX Religious
KZBT 93.3 FM Midland, TX Hip Hop
KTXO 94.7 FM Goldsmith, TX Rhythmic Oldies
K238AZ (KCRS) (CP) 95.5 FM Odessa, TX News/Talk
KMCM 96.9 FM Odessa, TX Oldies
K248AR (KCRS) (CP) 97.5 FM Stanton, TX News/Talk
KCRS 103.3 FM Midland, TX Top-40
K296FG (KWEL) 107.1 FM Midland, TX Talk

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Demographics of Midland, Texas

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

75.51%

8.37%

0.63%

1.01%

28.99%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Midland, Texas

     
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Businesses in Midland, Texas


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Bellisimo Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  Specialized In:African-American Hair - 4519 N Garfield St Ste 9 Midland, TX 79705 (432) 687-5238  - (reviews)

  2. Esther's Hair Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  Braids Cornrows Twists & Styles For All  - Midland, TX 79705 (432) 897-1858

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Long Star Trucking & Field Services -  Category: Trucking Services -  From flowback and roustabout services to kill truck and vacuum truck rentals, Long Star Trucking & Field Services in Midland/Odessa, Monahans and Big Lake, TX offers a wide range of services.   3807 South FM 715 Midland, Texas (432) 686-7640  - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Betty's Place -  Category: Southern, Soul Food -   103 S A St Midland, TX 79701 (432) 682-7092

  2. Down Home Kitchen -  Category: Southern, Soul Food -   102 N Lee St Midland, TX 79701 (432) 682-3696

  3. Southern Velle -  Category: Southern, Soul Food, Seafood, Soups -   101 N Mineola Midland, TX 79701 (432) 683-8500

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CHURCHES



  1. Alexander Temple Church of God in Christ -  200 N Tyler St, Midland, TX 79701 (432) 684-5466

  2. Faith Temple Church of God In Christ -  1605 N Terrell St Midland, TX 79701-2307 (432) 684-5253   - (visit website)

  3. Greater St Luke A M E Church -  401 S Adams St. Midland, TX 79701-7602 (432) 684-6785   - (visit website)

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Club Arriba -  Category: Country, Rap/Hip Hop, Tejano -   1008 South Midkiff Road, Midland, TX 79701 (432) 520-0057

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