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.

It will always be my home... Great place to raise a family... The people that are the frienliest people if they know you or not they are willing to lend a helping hand
Reviewed by kparker2007
on September 17, 2012
The most honest town. All of the people will help you. You will never feel that you are an outsider.
Reviewed by rideover
on September 17, 2012
Decent sized town with a small town atmosphere that definitely provides one of the friendliest atmospheres around.
Reviewed by mborba22
on September 17, 2012
Awesome people in Woodward, OK
Reviewed by pcottom
on September 17, 2012
It's very hard to find anyone in this town that isn't willing to lend a helping hand when needed. Great place to grow up in and call home!
Reviewed by Kamilj
on September 17, 2012
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