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.

I have lived in Woodward most of my life. If you are in need of assistance on the road, someone will always stop. If you need directions, someone will always help you find your way. Our citizens are just friendly by nature, we don't have to thinks about it. It's just the way we are.
Reviewed by gatorbait
on September 17, 2012
I moved here from Kansas City Missouri about 8 years ago and haven't looked back. Now in retirement, I feel this town and what it has to offer overall gives you the most "bang for the buck". Only fear is letting too many people know about Woodward and spoiling it for everybody.
Reviewed by xring3
on September 17, 2012
its a great little town with very friendly people
Reviewed by laceycarp
on September 17, 2012
Real people with real values!
Reviewed by pmwelch
on September 17, 2012
Great place to live.
Reviewed by BradH
on September 17, 2012
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12,051

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