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Midland is a city in Midland County, close to Odessa. Homes for rent will allow a renter to experience a varied range of urban institutions and amenities while living in Midland, such as Nueva Vista Golf Club, Midland Airpark, Midland Country Club, Hogan Park, Rosa's Cafe & Tortilla Factory, Ajuua's Mexican, N-Tune Music & Sound, Mrs Irene's Child Care and Midland Park Mall. 

Interesting Facts About Midland

  • The area of contemporary Midland was used during its early history for a variety of purposes - one prominent example was ranching.
  • Numerous newspapers have served the needs of Midland renters over the years. One of the first of these was the Midland Gazette. The paper referred to Midland as "The Queen City of the South Plains."
  • During the late 1800s, Midland was a crucial site for cattle shipping in Texas.
  • Many of Midland's residents drew their water from windmill pumps - the widespread nature of this phenomenon led to the city being dubbed ""The Windmill Town."
  • The city was incorporated in 1906. 
  • Oil production helped to galvanize Midland's development in the early 1900s - many workers and businessmen came to the area. However, the Great Depression diminished the growth of business and development in the city.
  • Midland Army Air Force Base was founded in the years around WWII.

Resources for Renters

  • The city's official website will help prospective renters navigate the complexities of the city. Pages include "Residents," which will bring a renter to pages on animal services, billing and customer service, engineering, transportation and a number of others. Likewise, a page called "How Do I?" has information on housing, utility services, paying tickets and bills, filing a property claim and a few others. The site also has pages on business, government and visitors. 
  • Midland Independent School District's website has information on education. Pages include those on administration, bond info, campuses, community, departments, financial info and human resources, among others.