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Live & Work

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 249 days of sunshine per year, people living in Sweetwater enjoy their weekends. The sunsets aren’t bad either!

Annual Average Temperature 66 degrees F
Annual Average High Temperature 77 degrees F
Annual Average Low Temperature 55 degrees F
Annual Average Rainfall 24 inches
Annual Average Snowfall 4 inches
Elevation 2,164 feet
Average Summer Temperature 82 degrees F
Average Winter Temperature 49 degrees F
Average Fall Temperature 67 degrees F
Average Spring Temperature 67 degrees F
Average Probability of Precipitation 18 %
Growing Season 251 days
Sunshine Days 249 days annually
Average Annual Humidity 11% Chance of a muggy day
Average Annual Wind Speed 11.0 mph
The wind is predominantly from the south all year.
Source: weatherspark.com  & bestplaces.net/climate Updated: 3/22/2019
Average First Freeze Date Nov. 1 – Nov.10
Average Last Freeze Date Apr. 11 – Apr. 20
Source: www.plantmaps.com   Updated: 3/22/2019

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

  • A.M.E
  • Assembly of God
  • Baptist
  • Catholic
  • Christian Church
  • 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 includes 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 wild 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 that 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