Thanks in big part to the oil production, a new gas plant making its way to the area and the railroad.
This month, the city's sales tax was up 6.4% and 6.2% for the year.
City Manager, Eddie Brown believes that because Sweetwater is centrally located between many other small towns, people make their way to Sweetwater to do their shopping.
He also believes this is only the beginning of good things to come for the city.
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