Lamesa is the county seat for Dawson County. Lamesa’s geographic location and transportation advantages are precisely what makes it a shining star. Seven excellent highways pinwheel out of the city in every direction making Lamesa the single most-connected city in West Texas. Lamesa’s position on the map, access to major highways, and unique access to water ports as a Ports-to-Plains designation make it the logical choice for manufacturing, distribution and warehousing sites. Lamesa is central to all the large population concentrations in West Texas including Lubbock, Midland, Odessa, Abilene and Amarillo.