Lubbock is a city located in Lubbock County in Texas. The city itself is of course the county seat. The city is the eleventh most populous city in Texas with a population of 258,862 citizens as of 2019. Comanche were the people living in the Comancheria before 1867. Lubbock County was established in 1876. The county was named after a former Texas Ranger, Thomas Saltus Lubbock. The small town known as Lubbock was established in 1890. Lubbock became the county seat just one year later. The city was incorporated on the 16th of March in 1909. The first railroad train that same year. Some of the top sights in Lubbock are Joyland Amusement Park, Buddy Holly Center, National Ranching Heritage Center, and American Windmill Museum. The city’s education system is provided by four different school districts including its own. Lubbock’s total area according to the U.S Bureau is 123.6 square miles and 1.14 square miles is water.