Why Odessa

Odessa is located in Ector County, approximately midway between Ft. Worth and El Paso. Odessa is a vibrant energetic city in West Texas, where the sky literally, is the only limit. It is a dynamic city that boasts fresh air, inspiring sunsets and the friendliest people you’ll ever find. Odessa has all the amenities of a big city but still offers that personal hometown hospitality that visitors find hard to resist. Enjoy shopping and a wide selection of restaurants, visit our unique attractions, museums and exciting sports. From community theatre to historic buildings and museums, from Jackalopes NAHL Hockey to Roughnecks Indoor Football and the World’s Largest Jackrabbit, you’ll find it all in Odessa.

Because of our strategic location in the heart of West Texas, Odessa has grown to become the healthcare hub for surrounding communities. Odessa offers state-of-the-art healthcare services in almost all specialties. Medical Center Health System is one of the premier healthcare providers in West Texas. It also serves as the regional referral hospital for the 17 surrounding counties of the Permian Basin. MCHS prides itself on providing quality healthcare in a compassionate manner that is second to none.