Canyon, TX Real Estate and Community Information

Why Do People Live Here?  

Canyon, Texas is a great community south of Amarillo in the Texas Panhandle. It is Home to, West Texas A & M UniversityPanhandle Plains Historical Museum, the famous Texas-Outdoor Musical, and –Palo Duro Canyon–The Grand Canyon of Texas. It is in Randall County and it is the County Seat.  Canyon was founded on Christmas Day in 1887 and was incorporated in 1906. It is a growing community, has a strong school system, a rich history, and several tourist attractions.  Click here to find out more.

The climate in Canyon is dry with the average rainfall averaging 20 inches per year.  The summers are hot with low humidity.  The temperature can be pleasant throughout the year and it varies widely from day to day. All seasons have mild days and days where the weather is extreme.  The wind blows very hard sometimes.

Canyon is home to West Texas A & M University.  There are several colleges and technical schools in nearby Amarillo.  There are quite a few churches in Canyon and lots of places to eat in Canyon.

Looking for a home in Canyon, Texas

Interested in finding homes for sale in Canyon, Texas? Click here to find all the currently available homes in Canyon, Texas. When you go to the above link, you can further filter homes by zip code, number of bedrooms, number of bathrooms, size, price, etc.  You can sign up for a particular type of home to be sent to you on a daily or weekly schedule.   

What Schools will the Kids Attend?

If you buy a home for sale in Canyon, Texas, the local schools serving this area is the Canyon Independent School District.  It has five campuses in Canyon and two in between Canyon and Amarillo.  There are another seven campuses serving the Amarillo area. 

To get local school scores and find more information about these schools click on the link above. 

Canyon does not have any private schools, but there are several private schools in Amarillo just a few minutes north of Canyon.  Click the following link for more information on Amarillo Private Schools.

Canyon has a home school community and they have a Co-op.  Click here to find out more information about that. Amarillo has a large home school community that would also include Canyon. There is a group called PCHEA that is an organization for home schoolers in Amarillo and surrounding areas.  There is also a sports organization for sports for home schoolers.  You can find more information about that organization on Facebook at this link: Amarillo Flames.

Now you really want to find a home here, right?

If you are interested in the current homes for sale in Canyon, Texas, click on this link: homes for sale in Canyon, Texas? Our ‘for sale’ property information is a direct feed from the Amarillo Association of Realtors MLS and is updated multiple times per day.  Here is a link for relocating to Canyon

Do You Have a Question about Canyon, Texas

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