DescriptionLubbock was named for Col. Thomas S. Lubbock, a Confederate officer and brother of a Texas governor. The city's history as a commercial center dates back to the mid-1800s. One of the major agricultural centers of Texas, Lubbock ships livestock, grain and cotton and is one of America's largest cotton producers.
The Buddy Holly Walk of Fame, across from the Buddy Holly Center on Crickets Avenue, pays tribute to West Texas natives who have contributed to the fields of art, music and entertainment. Inductees include such celebrities as Dan Blocker, Mac Davis, Waylon Jennings, Roy Orbison and Tanya Tucker.
Visitor InfoVisit Lubbock 1500 Broadway, Sixth Floor LUBBOCK, TX 79401. Phone:(806)747-5232 or (800)692-4035
Things to SeeAmerican Wind Power Center