Shallowater is a city in Lubbock County, Texas, United States. It has a population of 2484 according to the last census. The city was created in 1909 and that’s the time when school was built as well. The railroad was built in 1913. The city only grew from there and in the 1920s it had a hotel, a lumberyard, and various filling stations, grocery stores, cotton gins, drugstores, barbershops, garages, blacksmith shops, and other businesses. At this point the city has a median income of $44.000 for an average family. The City of Shallowater is served by five churches: First Baptist Church Shallowater, New Hope Community Church, Shallowater United Methodist Church, St. Philip Catholic Church, and the Twelfth Street Church of Christ. The churches meet once a year for a community Thanksgiving service.