There are 4 public schools within the Beaver County community: Beaver, Forgan, Balko, and Turpin. As is the case with most small communities with excellent students and continual support from the citizens, school activities provide community social activities, a sense of belonging, and community pride.
The Beaver County Pioneer Library sits at the corner of Douglas Avenue and 2nd Street in Beaver and provides excellent library services to the citizens of Beaver and the surrounding communities.
Baptist: First Baptist Church Beaver, Balko Baptist Church, Clearlake First Baptist Church, First Baptist Church Turpin, First Baptist Church Forgan
Christian: Beaver First Christian Church, Forgan First Christian Church
Church of Christ: Beaver Church of Christ, Forgan Church of Christ, South Flat Church of Christ
Methodist: Beaver United Methodist Church, Turpin United Methodist Church, Forgan United Methodist Church, Gate United Methodist Church, Fairview United Methodist Church
Presbyterian: Beaver First Presbyterian Church (listed on the National Registry of Historic Sites),Knowles Nazarene Church, Midway Apostolic Country Church, Balko Community Faith Church, St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church, Beaver First Assembly of God, Balko Crossroads Bible Fellowship, Bethel Church of God, Turpin Mennonite Church, Peace Lutheran Church, Faith Community Chapel, Gate Friends Church, General Assembly and Church of the First Born
You will find businesses in Beaver County to meet all of your basic needs. Those businesses range from banks (First Security Bank and Bank of Beaver City) to grocery stores (Downing’s Market) to hardware stores (Beaver Ace Lumber, Pugh’s Otasco, and Beaver Supply) to utility companies (Tri-County Electric, West Texas Gas, Town of Beaver, and Panhandle Telephone Cooperative) to variety and specialty stores (Rainbow Connection, Flowers by Rhonda, Henny Penny, and Pooh’s Place) to travel agents (L & L Travel) to garden nurseries/landscaping (Bittersweet Station) to photographers (Brent’s Pics) to car washing (Beaver Auto Bath) to funeral homes (Beaver County Funeral Home and Clark’s Funeral Service) and many more.
If you are visiting the area and are in need of a place to rest your head, Beaver and the surrounding community has plenty of rooms to choose from (Hillcrest Motel, Sunset Motel, Duster Inn, Beaver Motel, and Red Rooster Inn).
If you are in need of filling your stomach, you can choose from pizza and other Italian entrees (Pizza Hut and Sunset Pizza** in Forgan), Mexican and American food (Dos Castillo’s Kitchen and Chapala’s Mexican Restaurant), sandwiches (Subway inside of Love’s convenience store), or finish off the meal with ice cream and sweet treats (Sweet’r Side).
Beaver provides medical care to its community through the Beaver County Hospital Authority system which includes a nursing home, hospital, pharmacy, EMS services and clinics. Additionally, the Bennett Clinic also provides medical care to the community, as well as chiropractic care on specific days. Care for the eyes is also provided locally by Carlisle Vision Center.
Legal representation can be found at several places throughout the county, including Trippet, Kee, Trippett, and Parsons as well as Drum & Venable, attorneys at law.
Oil & Gas Industry
Many companies within Beaver County support the oil and gas industry, including Beaver Oil Company, Partners Oilfield Services, Plateau Energy Services, Ramon & Bennett Roustabout Services, Bennett Construction, and WB Supply.
For additional demographic information on Beaver County, this link proves to be an excellent resource:
Beaver County Chamber of Commerce