Lubbock, Texas
City of Lubbock
Downtown Lubbock skyline
Downtown Lubbock skyline
Flag of Lubbock, Texas
Flag
Official seal of Lubbock, Texas
Seal
Nickname(s): "Hub City"
Location in the state of Texas
Location in the state of Texas
Lubbock is located in the US
Lubbock
Lubbock
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 33°34′N 101°53′WCoordinates33°34′N 101°53′W
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyLubbock
Settled1890
IncorporatedMarch 16, 1909
Government
 • TypeCouncil-manager
 • MayorDan Pope (R)
 • City CouncilJuan A. Chadis
Shelia Patterson Harris
Jeff Griffith
Steve Massengale
Karen Gibson
Latrelle Joy
 • City managerW. Jarrett Atkinson
Area
 • City123.6 sq mi (320.0 km2)
 • Land122.41 sq mi (317.04 km2)
 • Water1.14 sq mi (2.96 km2)
Elevation3,256 ft (992.4 m)
Population (2016)[1][2][3]
 • City252,506 (83rd)
 • Metro314,840
 • CSA338,115
Demonym(s)Lubbockite
Time zoneCST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC−5)
ZIP Codes79401-79416, 79423, 79424, 79430, 79452, 79453, 79457, 79464, 79490, 79491, 79493, 79499
Area code806
FIPS code48-45000[4]
GNIS feature ID1374760[5]
InterstatesI-27 (TX).svg
U.S. RoutesUS 62.svg US 82.svg US 84.svg US 87.svg
Websitewww.ci.lubbock.tx.us