About: Post

Post's economy is based on farming, ranching, oil and gas, service business and a greatly expanded recreation business.

In addition, over 200 businesses and 25 churches offer their services to the area and it's citizens, with 16 civic clubs and groups offering participation in a broad range of community activities for every member of the family.

Thanks to our local law enforcement, Post enjoys a low crime rate. The Post Volunteer Fire Dept. and Post EMT-Paramedic's provide superior service for a community of this size.

Commercial

  • Post Economic Development Corporation
  • Job Training: Job Source
  • Telecommunications: High Speed Wireless, DSL & Fiber Optic
  • State & Local Incentives: May be awarded based on Economic Impact
  • Transportation: Post is on the cross roads of U.S. Hwy 380 and U.S. Hwy 84
  • Unemployment Rate: as of 2012 - 5.4%

Public Use Airport

The Garza County Airport located 4 miles of Post on Hwy. 380 (ID:5F1)

Runway Lengths:
Runway 35/17 N-S Runway 4200’ X 60’
Runway 6/24 E-W Runway 2210’ X 60’

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Post:
Lubbock Intl (about 44 miles; Lubbock, TX: ID:LBB)
Midland Intl ( about 104 miles; Midland, TX: ID: MAF

Stats and Climate

Average annual precipitation: 25.4”
Elevation: 2613 feet
Land Area: 3.8 square miles
Population: 5.453 (2011)
Zip Code: 79356

Community

Post ISD

Post ISD is the center of learning for the community, providing our local students the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that prepare them for life. Our students exceed in academics, sports and other extracurricular activities. Post mascot is the Antelope. As is common in West Texas towns, school pride extends into the entire community. Click here for more information about Post ISD.

The City of Post

The City of Post has a Council/Manager form of government with an elected mayor and 4 council members serving staggered two-year terms. Town officials strive to ensure a quality of life for its residents, through services and development. Thanks to our local law enforcement, Post enjoys a low crime rate. Our Volunteer Fire Dept. and EMT-Paramedic’s provide superior service for a community this size.

Garza County

Garza County was created in 1876, organized on July 8, 1907 and named for the pioneer Garza family. The West Central part of the county is on level High Plains above the Cap Rock Scarp. Central and eastern parts are on the rolling plains that stretch from the foot of the Cap Rock. The altitude of the county varies from about 2,200 in the southeast part to 3,000 feet on the Plains and covers 914 sq. miles. The Garza County Courthouse is located in the 300 block of West Main Street in Post. For more county information visit the website.

Garza County Extension Office

offers practical, how-to education based on university research. Staff and volunteers provide quality, relevant outreach and continuing education programs and services to the people of Garza County. For more information call 806-495-4400 or visit their site.