Woodward, Oklahoma

Votes



No votes for this town yet. Be the first to vote.

Description

Woodward, Oklahoma is located on the eastern edge of the Oklahoma and Texas panhandles. Before settlers arrived in 1887, the area was home to Kiowa, Comanche, Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes. The town is rich with history, from Indian wars to natural disasters, to the rise of the Oklahoma Oil Industry. Community residents are well known as very friendly, hospitable people who stick together through good and bad times.

Visitors should make a stop at the Veterans Memorial Center or the Plains Indians & Pioneers Museum to get a taste of history. For outdoor fun, head to Rotary Park, or to the Goetzinger Walking Trails for seven miles of scenic views.

The community takes pride in its eco-friendliness and commitment to clean, sustainable energy. Woodward serves as a hub for renewable energy, with 38,000 megawatts of wind power in development.

Community residents enjoy cultural entertainment at both the Woodward Arts Theatre and Jose Adams Cultural Center. The theatre was originally built in the 1920s and restored in the ‘80s.

The citizens of Woodward and an incredible number of volunteers from all over the state and country have helped cleanup and rebuild from the recent tornadoes so the town can continue moving forward. We hold a special place in our hearts for Woodward, one of the 2011 Friendliest Small Towns in America, and would like to direct anyone willing to support them in their time of need to the Woodward Community Foundation, the official repository for contributions to help the victims of this disaster.

Woodward, Oklahoma is the center of Northwest Oklahoma! The people of Woodward and the surrounding areas are the friendliest all around. We are proud of who we are and we love to talk about it! We'll greet you on the sidewalk downtown or on the sidewalk at our Crystal Beach park. We have activities for everyone, from the waterpark to the Little Sahara. It's fun all year around! Fishing, 4-wheeling, horseback trail rides, Classic Bowl, Crystal Christmas, Downtown WestFest, gatherings at Boiling Springs, Run for Shelter, and so much more! We're friendly here, just ask anyone of us!!
Reviewed by tlreid
on September 17, 2012
I grew up in a small town down the road from Woodward. I love it. Woodward has a little of everything. Most everyone you see is polite and friendly! :)
Reviewed by camsmomma2003
on September 17, 2012
Woodward is the epitome of hospitality. Genuinely friendly, caring, engaging people. Woodward is a place I would recommend for anyone, for personal or professional reasons, to choose as the place to raise a family or run a business. Great palce!
Reviewed by d_underwood
on September 17, 2012
Great place to live!!
Reviewed by WallyHaub
on September 17, 2012
I have lived in Woodward my entire life and it is the best place to live!!!! Were the term "Ya all" is truly an endearment of our willingness to accept everyone as a neighbor!
Reviewed by Sheila423
on September 17, 2012
Showing 46 through 50 of 115 reviews

Population

12,051

Add a Photo

You must be logged in to add photos.
×

Write a Review

Submit
Close ×

Vote for

You can only vote once for each town every 24 hours. You can vote again in

Vote for 2013 Best Small Town

Vote!

Are you a DMO or CVB?
Explore "Best Town Travels" – Rand McNally’s new map-based digital travel guides for your website plus an iPhone and Facebook app! Learn More

×

Thank you for Voting!

Promote , by sharing your vote or writing a review.

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter or Write a Review
×