Places

  • Canyon is also known as: Randall County / Canyon city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Clay Jordan (restaurateur), and Chad Keller (actor).

History

Canyon 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. It is the home of West Texas A University and Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. Palo Duro Canyon State Park is some 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. Canyon is part of the Amarillo, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area, and residents are known as Canyonites. According to the United States Census Bureau, Canyon has a total area of 4. 9 square miles (13 km), all of it land. At the 2010 census, there were 13,303 people, 5,185 households and 2,924 families residing in the city. The population density was 2687. 47 per square mile (1,037. 68/km). There were 5,611 housing units at an average density of 1,133. 54 per square mile (437. 68/km). The racial makeup of the city was 88. 5% White, 2. 4% African American, 0. 7% Native American, 1. 8% Asian, 0. 1% Pacific Islander, 4. 7% from other races, and 2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15. 7% of the population. There were 5,185 households of...

The official website for the city of Canyon is http://www.canyon-tx.com/.

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Canyon Obituaries

It was reported by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on March 12th, 2015 that Arthur Fredrick Beardslee passed away in Bradenton, Florida.  Beardslee was 62 years old and was born in Canyon, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Arthur Fredrick's life.

It was noted by Fennimore Times on March 12th, 2015 that Daniel R Vorwald passed away in Dodgeville, Wisconsin.  Vorwald was 82 years old and was born in Canyon, TX.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Daniel R's life.

It was written by Amarillo Globe-News on August 29th, 2014 that Laura Tankersley (Graves) died in Canyon, Texas.  Ms. Tankersley was 44 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Laura's life.

It was written by Amarillo Globe-News on August 17th, 2014 that Barbara Booth (Duran) passed on in Canyon, Texas.  Ms. Booth was 76 years old and was born in Maui, HI.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Barbara's life.

It was noted by Amarillo Globe-News on August 13th, 2014 that Madeline Rae McKinney (Towns) died in Canyon, Texas.  Ms. McKinney was 71 years old and was born in Concordia, KS.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Madeline Rae's life.

It was disclosed by Amarillo Globe-News on August 13th, 2014 that Bailey Reece passed away in Canyon, Texas.  Reece was 82 years old and was born in La Junta, CO.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Bailey's life.

It was noted by Amarillo Globe-News on August 3rd, 2014 that Willie Jo Seitz (Gossett) passed on in Canyon, Texas.  Ms. Seitz was 91 years old and was born in Eldorado, OK.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Willie Jo's life.

It was reported by Amarillo Globe-News on July 21st, 2014 that Lois Farnsworth Hull (Kirkpatrick) perished in Canyon, Texas.  Ms. Hull was 87 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Lois Farnsworth's life.

It was revealed by Amarillo Globe-News on July 21st, 2014 that Patricia L "Pat" Smith (Glover) perished in Canyon, Texas.  Ms. Smith was 83 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Patricia L "Pat"'s life.

It was reported by Amarillo Globe-News on July 11th, 2014 that Billy Gene Hughes passed away in Canyon, Texas.  Hughes was 82 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Billy Gene's life.

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Canyon, WA 98185

Canyon Cemetery News

Those who seek the paranormal are convinced LA is a real, live ghost town
Anne said she grew up around ghost stories growing up in San Antonio, Texas, because her grandmother was a psychic ... The Huwam village, now a housing development in Bell Canyon, was considered sacred, Wlodarski said, and spiritual activity is powerful ...
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The SCV's houses of terror
(Off Pamplico in the cul-de-sac - between Grovepark and Seco Canyon.) Enter if you dare as our house has been taken over by many evil entities. Think the glowing red boarded-up windows or demented cemetery are ... him from "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre."
http://www.the-signal.com/section/48/article/35719/

Your guide to today, tomorrow and beyond
Events Concordia Cemetery will celebrate Da de Los Muertos from 4 to 8 ... El Paso Lighthouse for the Blind will have its Beacon of Light fundraiser, featuring Nevil Shed of the 1966 Texas Western basketball team, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 11 at the ...
http://www.elpasotimes.com/news/ci_16480003

Little Argus: Oct. 31
Bridge, road closed In conjunction with the CID Texas water release set for Monday ... will issue 100 spay/neuter certificates at 8 a.m. Tuesday at Cat's Meow, 124 S. Canyon St. Certificates are for those who need financial help. Animals must go to a ...
http://www.currentargus.com/ci_16481094

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