Monahans is the Center of the Permian Basin, only 34 miles SW of Odessa. Located within a 15-mile radius of 5 smaller communities. The development of Monahans dates back to the 1880s when the Texas and Pacific Railway extended across the southern plains. Monahans offers an exceptional business climate, with a prime location on major trade routes including Union Pacific Railroad, Texas – New Mexico Railroad, Interstate 20, and State Highway 18. 

City of Monahans Area- 24 square miles

Ward County Area- 836 square miles

Distance to surrounding cities in Texas:

  • Odessa  34 miles
  • Midland  54 miles
  • Lubbock  176 miles
  • San Antonio  345 miles
  • Dallas  387 miles
  • Austin  370 miles
  • Houston  540 miles
  • El Paso  247 miles