ODESSA

Population 91,004

Alt. 2,891


General

Established 1881 as stop on Texas and Pacific Railroad; it is said that name originated from area's resemblance to region around Russian city of the Ukraine. City is in heart of vast area that was once an ancient sea. Area today, geologically speaking, is known as the Permian Playhouse Theatre and Globe of the Great Southwest. Two public golf courses; one (Ratliff Ranch Golf Links) is one of top public courses in Texas. City is home of Odessa College and Univ. of Texas of the Permian Basin.

ART INSTITUTE FOR THE PERMIAN BASIN

BRASS LAMP AUTO MUSEUM

ECTOR COUNTY COLLISEUM

GLOBE OF THE GREAT SOUTHWEST

JACKRABBIT STATUE

ODESSA METEOR CRATE

PRAIRIE PETE PARK

PRESIDENTIAL MUSEUM

WATER WONDERLAND

WHITE-POOL HOUSE-

YELLOW ROSE (OSTRICH) RANCH


Attractions

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