Amarillo Chain Grocery/Supermarket Locations, 1925-2020

Last Updated on 10 January 2023

This is a list of all known chain grocery addresses in Amarillo between 1925 and 2020, compiled from city directories, telephone books, and other sources. It is generated through a live Google Spreadsheet so it reflects the latest information I have.

View and download a copy of this location spreadsheet via Google Sheets.


  • Safeway entered the market in 1957 with the purchase of McCartt’s. It was unusual for Safeway to enter via acquisition at this point in its history.
  • Homeland left Amarillo in 2001.
  • Amarillo has been very fertile ground for independents and small chains.

Store tags:

  • Albertsons
  • Clarence Saunders
  • Furr’s/Food Emporium
  • Homeland
  • Ideal
  • M System
  • McCartt’s
  • Piggly Wiggly
  • Safeway
  • United/Market Street/Amigos
  • Whiteway