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Seminole is a city in Gaines County.
It is the county seat.
One tradition says the community was named for the presence of Indian scouts during campaigns against the Seminoles. Another says it was named for nearby Indian watering places
The latitude of Seminole is 32.718N. The longitude is -102.644W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,297 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,839.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Seminole demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Gaines County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 79360 ZIP code.
11% of Seminole residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Seminole ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Seminole was $14,624, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Seminole residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Seminole, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $293. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $657.
Libraries in Seminole include Gaines County Library ... View libraries
Gaines County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Seminole political report.
The average commute time for Seminole workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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