Snyder is a city in and the county seat of Scurry County, Texas, United States. The population was 10,783 at the 2000 census. It is located on Deep Creek, a minor tributary of the Colorado River of Texas. Snyder is approximately ninety-three miles southeast of Lubbock.Located in Snyder is the Scurry County Coliseum, a large meeting hall which hosts area events. Now known only as "The Coliseum," the structure has since 2008 been operated by Western Texas College. Outside the Coliseum is a locomotive engine and a small restored historic village.On the courthouse grounds downtown is a veterans' monument and the sculpture of a rare albino buffalo.