Penwell is an unincorporated community in Ector County, Texas, United States. It is located near Interstate 20, approximately sixteen miles southwest of Odessa. The community is part of the Odessa Metropolitan Statistical Area. Penwell, TX is home to West Texas' only 1/4 mile drag strip.
Penwell was named after a well drilled in 1929 by independent oilman Robert R. Penn.
- Penwell RaceWay – Caprock Motorplex
- Penwell, Texas – Texas Escapes Online Magazine
- Penwell, Texas from the Handbook of Texas Online
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Penwell, Texas
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