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Road Trip Oklahoma Explores Weatherford

Straight west of the Oklahoma City metro, Weatherford in known for having the longest stretch of "Main Street" on Route 66. This windy city had been making Oklahoma proud since 1898 and is filled with historic museums, boutique shopping and exceptional activities. The people of Weatherford are constantly improving the town with building projects, as seen by the wind turbine farms that line the landscape. More>>

Schedule of Events »

11:00am-6:00pm

Downtown Diner

Downtown Diner is located in the heart of Weatherford's downtown. They're best known for delicious burgers and their retro style. Join us on June 24th for some burgers and a good time.

  • 1:15pm—2:15pm Meet & Greet with Amanda Taylor and Kelly Ogle
  • 2:15pm – 3:30pm Meet & Greet with Gary England
  • 4:00pm – 6:00pm Watch live reports with Darren Brown

Community Visits

Weatherford Public Library

Robin Marsh, Stan Miller and Jed Castles will join Mr. Andy Mason during his class at the Weatherford Public Library class on Thursday, June 23.

YMCA

Oklahoma’s number one Meteorologist, Gary England, will teach kids about Oklahoma weather during an entertaining and informative weather presentation.

Pioneer Center

Lauren Nelson and Christina Eckert will join in on an excerise class at the Pioneer Center in the morning.

Special Features

Eagle Cam

Get a bird's eye view from the Sutton Avian Research Center Live Bald Eagle nest camera.

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Fun Facts About Weatherford »

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  • The town of Weatherford was established in 1898. By late 1898, Weatherford had 8 lumberyards, 15 wagon yards, 14 saloons and 5 dance halls. Our community had a reputation as the roughest and wildest town in western Oklahoma Territory!
  • In 1901 Mangum, Mountain View and Granite vied with Weatherford to become home to Southwestern Normal School (now Southwestern Oklahoma State University). With the outcome favorable to Weatherford, the institution celebrated its centennial in 2001. SWOSU has one of the top Pharmacy Schools in the nation! It is now also the home to the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribal College.
  • We have the longest stretch of "Main Street" on Route 66.
  • Weatherford is said to be the windiest city in Oklahoma with average windspeeds of around 12-13 miles per hour!

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