Saturday, March 3rd 2012, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, The New 92.1 KTFW and Clark Gardens will host the a bridal expo among the gorgeous flowers of the Gardens where 5 chosen couples will compete for the Ultimate Wedding Giveaway and one will win a dream wedding worth $15,000 complete with all the sparkle, glitz and glamour they could imagine!

In addition to a faux wedding, there will be vendors on hand: photographers, florists, caterers, wedding dresses, and more.

75th Annual PRCA/WPRA Pro-Rodeo

The Palo Pinto County Livestock Association 75th Annual All-American Series PRCA/WPRA Pro-Rodeo will take place May 9 through 11. It is one of the Oldest and Finest outdoor Pro-Rodeos in the nation.

EVERY NIGHT , you can enjoy all the regular pro-rodeo events PLUS Mutton Bustin' and Calf Scrambles for the kids, Local Team Roping in addition to the Pros AND two area girls riding groups - The Cowgirls of Hope open EACH NIGHT's rodeo and The Cowgirl Chicks perform their nationally renowned trick riding maneuvers EACH NIGHT at  intermission! If you haven't seen them - you shouldn't miss the chance! If you have seen these groups, you know you shouldn't miss the chance to see them again. They just keep getting better! Beer and Food Concession by Mesquite Pit and other snack vendors too.


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The Old Jail Museum will be featuring Alamo Images: Changing Perspectives of a Texas Experience March 8 through March 31.

They will survey the Alamo of the Texas imagination through illustrations drawn from historical documents, paintings, sketches, cartoons, comic books, television, and movie interpretations. Alamo Images focuses not merely on Texas history, but on the mythic power of events that helped define a community, state, and nation and on the ways in which people learn history.


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Economic Profile


The Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased that you are interested in establishing a business in our community. 

The purpose of this page is to provide you with an economic overview of the City of Mineral Wells and Palo Pinto County so you can make an informed decision. We will tell you in advance that various data sources conflict slightly on such figures as population, but not by much.

Please keep in mind that the City of Mineral Wells is located in both Palo Pinto and Parker counties.

Major Employers


Mineral Wells and Palo Pinto County are home to a variety of interesting business, from oil and gas equipment manufacturers to autopilot makers and cable producers. Take a look at these employers you will be joining forces with. (Chamber members include links to website or are indicated by an asterisk.)


Mineral Wells Independent School District (480)

Palo Pinto General Hospital (383)
Health Care 

PECO-FACET (310)    
Pressure vessel & filtration manufacturing & research     

Baker Hughes (275)
Oilfield services                   

Wal-Mart (260)

Cobham Avionics Integrated Systems (106)  
Autopilot manufacturing       

City of Mineral Wells (160) 

Palo Pinto County (150) 

Ventamatic (150) 
Ventilation systems manufacturing                  

NOV Fiber Glass Systems (100)
Composite pipe manufacturing 

Palo Pinto Nursing Center (100) 
Health care 

Cantex Inc. (100)     
PVC products manufacturing              

Keg 1 LLC (100)    
Beer distribution               

Antelope Tool Oil (95)    
Oilfield casing and cementing products manufacturing  
Antenna Products (82)     

Link Field Services  (80)   

Kennedy Meats (80)    
Meat products           

Progressive Waste Solutions (75)  
Solid waste collection & recycling                  

Southwire (65)
Coated wire 

Upham Oil & Gas Company (65)    
Oilfield exploration & production              

Century Flight Systems (40)  
Autopilot manufacturing            

Dallas Productions* (35)  
Oilfield services            

Hydroscience Technologies (32)
Underwater exploration equipment manufacturing

Available Real Estate

Any of our member real estate firms can assist you in locating property for sale. Space for lease is also available in the Brazos River Factory Stores and the Brazos Mall.

Real Estate Businesses

Tax Rate

The combined tax rate for businesses in the Mineral Wells city limits in Palo Pinto County is $2.271829 per $100 valuation in FY 2011.


Mineral Wells is conveniently centered at the intersection of U.S Highways 180 and 281 just 45 miles west of Fort Worth, Texas. Interstate 20 is just 15 minutes to the south, providing easy transportation access.


Freight: Most common commercial trucking freight carriers service Mineral Wells. Full UPS service is available.

Air: Mineral Wells Municipal Airport boasts a 6,000-foot lighted runway and has an instrument landing system. The airport is known for its friendly terminal service and low fuel prices. Click here for more information about the airport.

Industrial relocation assistance

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The Mineral Wells Industrial Foundation/Area Growth Council exists to help bring value-added jobs to the City of Mineral Wells and Palo Pinto County. Assistance may be available for a complete relocation, additional location, or start-up business. Call Steve Butcher (940) 325-9734 or email