Photos of Monahans, TX

About Monahans

Monahans is located at the intersection of Texas State Highway 18 and Interstate Highway 20 in northeast Ward County, 36 miles southwest of Odessa.  Monahans is small town living with access to big city conveniences. 

With a population of 7,102, we can say Monahans has not lost it's friendly atmosphere and small town quality of life.  Monahans is a small community with a growing economy and a bright future.  Oil and Gas exploration and production is the major source of employment.  But there are also employment opportunities in the manufacturing and agriculture industries.

Monahans is home to Best Made Designs/Spec-Ops. Brand.  They design and manufacture high performance tactical nylon gear for the military, law enforcement and home land security.  Their products are 100% Made in America and available at military outfitters and post exchanges as well as by phone or Website ordering.

Monahans is also home to the newest greenhouse of Village Farms International.  They are the largest producers, marketers and distributors of premium quality, greenhouse grown tomatoes, bell peppers and cucumbers in North America.  Texas fresh produce farmed using environmentally friendly methods that employs the highest food safety standards available in the industry.  Village Farms has completed the first 30 acres phase of the Monahans greenhouse.  They will provide local jobs for up to 400 employees on completion of final phase. 

Monahans has a fantastic school system.  The district has been designated as "Exemplary" by the Texas Education Agency and has maintained that status for a number of years.  The school district provides jobs to about 310 employees.  There are seven campuses, educating about 2,192 students from pre-kindergarten to grade 12.  The school district offers occupational and physical therapy, special transportation for the handicapped, educational diagnosticians and registered nurses on campus along with a Dropout Recovery Program. 

The town also offers between sixty and seventy retail and wholesale services, close to twenty restaurants and thirty churches.


Other Interesting Sites

Monahans Chamber of Commerce

Monahans-Wickett-Pyote Independent School District


Monahans, TX