About Lawton Oklahoma
Lawton, Oklahoma is the home of Cameron University. With its neighbor Fort Sill, it is a community with a population of over 100,000 located in Southwest Oklahoma. Just 45 miles north of the Red River, Lawton also has strong ties to its Southern neighbor, Wichita Falls, Texas. The links below will allow you to visit sites that will familiarize you with the area's many points of interest.
Lawton/Fort Sill, Oklahoma Events & Attractions
Museums, shopping centers, educational facilities, and places of worship are just some of the features you will find in Lawton. A richly diverse culture and a friendly population contribute to the "Welcome" feeling international visitors experience here. Visit the official Lawton Home Page to view the services offered by our city, including the Lawton Area Transit Service (LATS), our city transportation system (a map of the LATS bus routes is a click away).
From the Lawton Home page you can also access a directory of area schools, a schedule of special events, and other sites of interest.
Fort Sill is the home of the United States Army Field Artillery School and enjoys a very close relationship with Lawton. It houses many museums and points of interest that date back to the frontier days of the American West. The Old Post Quadrangle and the Apache warrior Geronimo's final resting place are but two examples of the rich history landmarks located at Fort Sill.
OKLAHOMA! From the oil town of Ponca City in the north to the Arbuckle Mountains in the south, Oklahoma is proud to be the known as Native America. Visit this site to see just a sample of the rich tourism offerings of the state and to access the web sites of Chickasaw Cultural Center near Sulphur, The Tulsa Air and Space Museum in Tulsa, and much, much more. Visit TravelOK for more places to see.
Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge
American bison, prairie dogs, elk, and long horn cattle are all found just a few minutes north of Lawton in the Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge. With an extensive population of native plant and animal wildlife, the refuge is also home to the Holy City of the Wichitas, America's longest running Easter passion play.
Just 90 miles north of Lawton is the capitol of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City. With a wide range of dining and shopping locations, Oklahoma City includes among its many attractions Frontier City, Myriad Botanical Gardens, and The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.