Lubbock Christian University

Lubbock Life

Lubbock, TX: The Hub City

Nestled in the heart of the panhandle, Lubbock, Texas is shining as bright as ever. With a unique blend of western heritage and community pride, Lubbock is called the "Hub City" because of its position as the economic, education and health care center of the south plains. As the cotton capital of the United States, Lubbock is an economically thriving community, conducting over $11 billion in trade and sales annually.

With a population of around 236,000 people, Lubbock has all the amenities of a large metropolitan area, but still retains the feel of a small town. There are countless cultural and recreational and opportunities in Lubbock. From championship golf courses to a world-renowned music scene, living in Lubbock provides an outstanding quality of life.

Facts about Lubbock

  • There are 11 public golf courses within 30 miles of Lubbock
  • Lubbock is home to an international airport
  • There are over 1,000 retail stores in Lubbock
  • Lubbock is the preeminent Medical center between Dallas and Phoenix
  • Nearby Buffalo Springs lake has a 7.5 mile shoreline, and ample opportunities for hiking, biking, camping, and boating.
  • There are 64 public tennis courts, 23 soccer fields and thousands of acres of public park space.

Climate Statistics

Elevation: 3,241 ft.

July Average Temp. 80.1°F

January Average Temp. 39.2°F

Annual Average Snowfall 10.3"

Annual Days of Sunshine 263


Because of your studies and experience here as a student at LCU, you have a lot to offer the local church. Directly participating in church life will be better equip you to draw more from your experiences with God.

Should you need assistance finding a place to plug in, help is no further away than our faculty, staff or your fellow students. We will be happy to help you find a church in which to serve and worship God.