|Nickname(s): Gateway to Palo Duro Canyon|
|Motto: "Feels like home..."|
Location in the state of Texas
Canyon is a city and county seat of Randall County, Texas, United States. The population was 13,303 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Amarillo, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is the home of West Texas A&M University and Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum.
Canyon was founded by L.G. Conner. East of Canyon is the JA Ranch founded in 1877 by Charles Goodnight and John George Adair and still under the ownership of the Adair heirs.