Monahans is a city situated in Ward County in Texas. Monahans is also the county seat of Ward County. A very, very small portion of Monahans extends into Winkler County. As of the year 2018, the town’s population is 7,669. The First Anglo-American surveying of the site was in 1881 when the workers of the Texas and Pacific Railroad required water. They dug out a well, and the well was producing very high amounts of good water. Some of the top tourist attractions located in Monahans are Monahans Sandhills State Park, Million Barrel Museum, and the Parks and Wildlife Department.