In 1925, an oil driller named George McCamey hit a gusher. In less than a year, it became a brawling boom town of 10,000. Today, McCamey is still a center of oil activity and is a livestock shipping point. In addition, a growing number of wind-turbine generators on the surrounding mesas make McCamey the wind energy capital of Texas. It is on U.S. 67 and part of U.S. 385 La Entrada Al Pacifico Trade Corridor.
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