Shallowater is a city in Lubbock County, Texas, United States. Shallowater is on U.S. Route 84 and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe line, twelve miles northwest of Lubbock, Texas. Population was 2,086 according to the 2000 census. It is part of the Lubbock Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Shallowater is located at 33°41′21″N 101°59′42″W / 33.68917°N 101.995°W / 33.68917; -101.995 (33.689082, -101.995103).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.4 km²), all of it land.