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.

Great town - great people! It's God's country, don't you know?
Reviewed by abbiesmom
on September 17, 2012
Woodward is a great town that has the small town, friendly atmosphere, but it still has many great things to offer as well. Whether you want to shop, camp, sight see, or play a round of golf, we have it all in Woodward.
Reviewed by Mouse25
on September 17, 2012
Grew up in Woodward - have always loved it!! Really the best place to raise a family. Is truly the Friendliest town I know!!!
Reviewed by ChristiSavage
on September 17, 2012
The locals in Woodward are very down to earth, decent people. They are never in too big a rush to stop and say hi or offer assistance if needed. They have a genuine concern for others and for their community. I feel very lucky to live here.
Reviewed by MichelleMurray
on September 17, 2012
Woodward is a great place to live...the friendliest people around.
Reviewed by cherjb
on September 17, 2012
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