HUTCHINSON COUNTY, TEXAS, USA
Borger is the largest city in Hutchinson County, Texas, United States. The population of the city was over 13,200 at the 2010 census. Borger is named for businessman Asa Philip “Ace” Borger, who also established the Hutchinson County seat of Stinnett and several other small towns in Texas and Oklahoma.
By the 1960s, the Borger area was one of the largest producers of oil, carbon black, and petrochemicals and supplies in the state. The creation of nearby Lake Meredith also added to the town’s economy as an important recreational area. Today, Borger remains an important shipping point for agricultural produce, as well as for the petroleum products produced there. It is the home of the world’s largest inland petrochemical complexes.
Some of the city attractions
The Hutchinson County Historical Museum’s primary aim is to collect and preserve the history of the county from ancient times to the present period. The museum opened in the year 1977 and has been housed in a 2-storey building.
Borger High School is a public school which is operated by Borger Independent School District, Borger TX. Borger High School is the only high school in the Borger ISD. The school received an accountability rating of “met standard.”
Hutchinson County Library is a popular library in Borger, Texas, USA, featuring a huge collection of books of various genres. Library is governed by four Hutchinson County Commissioners and the Hutchinson County Judge.
Johnson Park Youth Center Complex is one of the most enjoyable place in the city of Borger. Johnson Park Youth Center houses Climbing walls, Gymnasium, Bouncy Houses and Swimming pool.