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- Air turbines. Hundreds of air turbines. The county for which Sweetwater is the seat is one of the world's top producers of energy from wind power. The city is sometimes referred to as the "Wind Turbine Capital of Texas."
- Sweetwater Jaycee's Rattlesnake Roundup, Nolan County Coliseum, 1699 Cypress, ☏ . This unique event, held annually in early March, centers around the region's most dangerous reptile, with a range of wacky diversions such as a guided snake hunt, a cook-off and rattlesnake-eating contest, a beard contest, a "Miss Snakecharmer" beauty pageant, and an evening dance.
Most of the restaurants in town are either on the access road to I-20, or along Broadway street. Aside from the many chain fast food restaurants, there are not a great many options.
- Tita's Mexican Restaurant, 710 E Broadway St, ☏ . A favorite with local workers.
- Azteca Bar and Grill.
- Quality Inn, 500 NW Georgia Ave, ☏ .
|Routes through Sweetwater|
|Midland ← Big Spring ←||W E||→ Abilene → Fort Worth|
|Lubbock ← Snyder ←||NW E||→ Abilene → Waco|
|Pampa ← Turkey ←||N S||→ merges with → San Angelo|