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Quality of Life

More than a great place for business, Sweetwater is a great place to live. Great weather and beautiful scenery help make Sweetwater a desirable locale for people of all ages.

Events occur every weekend at the Nolan County Coliseum from rodeos to rattlesnake roundups. You could visit the statue at Avenger field commemorating the ladies who flew during WWII, or take a walking tour of the places downtown listed on the National Register of Historic Places. You could spend a day at the Pioneer City-County Museum looking at over 800 arrowheads, dinosaur relics, antique automobiles and much more.

In a town complete with parks, golf courses and lakes, recreation is sweet indeed.

A great climate and mild weather allow residents to enjoy ample outdoor and other recreational activities. With an average of 327 days of sunshine per year, people living in Sweetwater enjoy their weekends. The sunsets aren't bad either!

Climate
Annual Average Temperature 66 degrees
Monthly Average High Temperature 97 degrees
Monthly Average Low Temperature 30 degrees
Annual Average Percipitation 24 inches
Annual Average Snowfall 2 inches
Elevation 2,164 feet
Average Summer Temperature 83.4F
Average Winter Temperature 44.4F
Average Fall Temperature 67.6F
Average Spring Temperature 66.5F
Average Rainfall 22.19 inches
Growing Season 221 days
Sunshine Days 327 days annually
 
Relative Humidity

January
6:00 a.m. - 73%
6:00 p.m. - 50%

July
6:00 a.m. - 71%
6:00 p.m. - 38%

 
Prevailing Wind SSW 12.1 mph
 
Freeze Dates

First Date: November 9

Last Date: April 2


Because it is a community of faith, you can find places of worship for several faiths:

  • A.M.E
  • Assembly of God
  • Baptist
  • Catholic
  • ChristianC
  • Church of Christ
  • Church of God
  • Episcopal
  • First Disciples of Christ
  • Full Gospel
  • Jehovah’s Witnesses
  • Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
  • Lutheran
  • Methodist
  • Nazarene
  • Non-Denominational
  • Pentecostal
  • Presbyterian

When you aren’t celebrating your faith, you might see some of the local wildlife which include the white-tailed deer, mallard duck, raccoon and armadillo. Lake Sweetwater, Lake Trammell, and Oak Creek Lake, the three large area lakes are home to crappie, perch, catfish, Texas-sized bass, striper and redfish. Hunters find deer, turkey, quail, dove and other game in the surrounding areas.

Sweetwater is home to the KXOX radio station; and KRBC, KTXS, KTAB, and FOX television stations. You’ll find all the latest news in the Sweetwater Reporter, the local newspaper.

Sweetwater is also home to a multitude of organizations which spend a substantial amount of their time involved in community service. Contact the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce for more information at 325.235.5488 or chamber@sweetwatertexas.org.

Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce