Midland was founded as the midway point between Fort Worth and El Paso on the Texas and Pacific Railroad in 1881. The latest census estimates put the population of Midland just under 176,000 people, which is more than a 40% increase since the 2010 census. It’s safe to say that Midland is a top destination for people who are moving to Texas. 

Moving to Midland? Here Are Some Fun Things To Do!

Baseball Games

Midland is home to a beautiful minor league baseball team and stadium. The grounds are kept in excellent condition and the stadium is usually packed with families. This is definitely a local attraction worth visiting. 

Mountain Biking

Midland has recently taken on the task of building a new mountain bike park in 2021. The results have been outstanding. Mountain biking has become a popular sport in West Texas, find out why these wide open spaces are so appealing.


Midland is home to more than 6 beautiful golf courses. Midland is currently the home to dozens of golfing tournaments that are supported by local and international companies. In the last few years, several of the courses have seen major updates. 

Disc Golf

Disc golf has long been a local tradition. Midland has several established disc golf courses and is close to several others in Big Spring and Odessa.  Hogan Disc Golf Course in Midland is one of the more popular attractions for local golfers.    


10 years ago, Midland built one of the most spectacular concert halls in the state. This facility has dozens of shows every month, and features some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry. 


Midland is home to some of the best taquerias and Mexican food in the state. 

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