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Levelland (lĕvˈəlăndˌ) [key], city (1990 pop. 13,986), seat of Hockley co., NW Tex., on the Llano Estacado; inc. 1926. The economy is based chiefly on oil and gas, agriculture, and the manufacture of processed foods and transportation equipment. South Plains College is in Levelland.

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