Woodward, Oklahoma

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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 has the best and most helpful people around. Whenever I've needed any help there has always been someone to lend a hand and I've done the same whenever possible. When you drive down the road people will smile and wave. It just makes you feel good to be apart of the community.
Reviewed by Lclark
on September 17, 2012
I am proud to say Woodward is the best town ever. It has been a home town for me for about 7 years and don't plan to leave anytime soon. Everyone has great attitudes and fun to be around.
Reviewed by marychachis
on September 17, 2012
friendly little community
Reviewed by soonerfan1011
on September 17, 2012
The people are the best part of any town.....those in Woodward are the friendliest in the world.
Reviewed by Cowboy
on September 17, 2012
Small town with an amazing community!
Reviewed by Nyds
on September 17, 2012
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