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Snyder, city (1990 pop. 12,195), seat of Scurry co., NW Tex., in a prairie and mesquite region inc. 1907. Oil production is the city's main industry natural gas is also refined and processed. Cattle ranching and farming are important cotton, wheat, sorghum, and pecans are the chief crops. Feeds, apparel, and machinery are manufactured.

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