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Canyon is a city in Randall County, in the Amarillo metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the nearby Palo Duro Canyon
The latitude of Canyon is 34.980N. The longitude is -101.918W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,543 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,987.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Canyon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Randall County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Amarillo area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 79015 ZIP code.
16% of Canyon residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Canyon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Canyon was $16,292, compared with $21,587 nationally.
42% of Canyon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Canyon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $402. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $896.
Libraries in Canyon include Canyon Area Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Canyon include Canyon News
Randall County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Canyon political report.
The average commute time for Canyon workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Canyon include Holiday Inn Express.
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