Place:Canyon, Randall, Texas, United States

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NameCanyon
TypeCity
Coordinates34.979°N 101.926°W
Located inRandall, Texas, United States
Contained Places
Cemetery
Dreamland Cemetery
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Canyon founded by L.G. Conner, is a city in Randall County, Texas, United States. The population was 13,303 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Randall County. Canyon is part of the Amarillo, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area, and residents are known as Canyonites.

It is the home of West Texas A&M University and Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum.

Palo Duro Canyon State Park is twelve miles east of Canyon. To the east of Canyon is the JA Ranch founded in 1877 by Charles Goodnight and John George Adair and still under the ownership of the Adair heirs.

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