Thinking of Moving to Amarillo?
Amarillo is the 14th-most populous city in the state of Texas, United States. It is also the largest city in the Texas Panhandle, and the seat of Potter County. A portion of the city extends into Randall County. The estimated population was 199,826 as of 2017. The Amarillo metropolitan area has an estimated population of 276,020 in four counties as of 2017. The metro population is projected to surpass 310,000 in 2020.
Things To Do In Amarillo
Amarillo is the perfect place to live and get a big taste of Texas. The whole family will be in awe of the fantastic rock formations at Palo Duro Canyon State Park and the famous old Cadillacs are right here in town. Another attraction in Amarillo are the gigantic 72 ounce steaks at The Big Texan. Amarillo is an Old West enthusiast's dream.
One of the country's best collections of Western art and artifacts can be found at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. Mosey on over to the Amarillo Livestock Auction to mingle with real cowboys as they go about the business of buying and selling cattle. For those with interests that are more modern, the city boasts a great art museum and beautiful botanical gardens.
For family fun, Amarillo has many attractions. Wonderland Park for thrilling rides. Have a great evening in Downtown Amarillo in the new Hodgetown Baseball Park watching the Sod Poodles, the Double-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres in the Texas League. Visit Amarillo Civic Center where you can see sporting events, plays & more or have a wonderful evening at the Amarillo Globe News Theatre listening to a Symphony or two. Amarillo also has a Zoo, lots of lakes for fishing, and indoor/outdoor play areas. Take a stroll around the newly constructed Town square where you can enjoy a spa day, dine at some amazing restaurants, visit the Air U Trampoline park and enjoy Cinergy, our main events center where you can play over 100 video games, Tackle a Elevated rope course and zipline, try your luck at an escape room, play a few games of bowling, enjoy laser tag, watch movies while you eat and relax in top of the line recliners!
There is so much to do in Amarillo and it's expanding every year
Amarillo ISD has, over 33,000 students attending 55 schools (click here for a detail view and profile for each school). There are over 85 clubs and organizations for your children to take part in & 2,247 teachers. Over $27,000,000 in college scholarships are offered and 1,400 students earn college credits in their AP exams last year. Amarillo is an A+ in Athletics with 13 district champions and 20 playoff berths.
There are four high schools within the Amarillo Area. We have made your home search simple, by listing homes within the school’s boundary’s. These dedicated real estate listings pages are based off of the 2019 AISD School Boundary Map.