HEREFORD

Population 14,623

Altitude 3,806




General

Named for early herds of Hereford cattle; seat of Deaf Smith County. (Deaf Smith commanded Sam Houston's scouts at the Battle of San Jacinto.) Called "town without a toothache" due to low incidence of dental decay attributed to natural fluorides in municipal water supply. Agribusiness economy with immense production of grain sorghum, wheat, corn, grapes, and sugar beets. Local plant refines sugar from beets grown in four-county area. Three million cattle annually move through area feedlots.




Attractions

Child and Day Care Providers
Licensed Child-Care Center First Baptist Kindergarten 500 N Main Hereford, TX 79045 DEAFSMITH 806-364-6542
Licensed Child-Care Center Hereford DCC Ruth Warner Mem 248 16th ST Hereford, TX 79045 DEAFSMITH 806-364-1293
Licensed Child-Care Center Hereford Latchkey 1NW 400 Moreman Hereford, TX 79045 DEAFSMITH 806-364-1640
Licensed Child-Care Center Hereford Latchkey 3 Aikman 900 Ave K Hereford, TX 79045 DEAFSMITH 806-363-7643
Licensed Child-Care Center Kings Manor Child Care 400 Ranger DR Hereford, TX 79045 DEAFSMITH 806-364-3972
Licensed Child-Care Center Nazarene Kids Korner 1410 LaPlata Hereford, TX 79045 DEAFSMITH 806-364-5406
Licensed Child-Care Center TMC Hereford 2 239 AVE H Hereford, TX 79045 DEAFSMITH 806-364-5972