Introduction to Alva, Oklahoma
Alva, Oklahoma, in Woods county, is 95 miles SW of Wichita, Kansas. There are an estimated 5,288 people in the city.
The city of Alva is located in Woods County. It was established in 1893 as Cherokee Outlet’s land office. It is said the area was named after Alva Adams, who was a railroad attorney. He later became the governor of Colorado.
Alva and nearby Attractions
- Carry Nation Home
- Hatfield Park
- Plains Indians and Pioneers Museum
- Railroad Museum of Oklahoma
Things To Do In Alva
Churches in the area include the Assembly of God Church, the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Zion Lutheran Church and the Bible Baptist Church. One can also visit museums like the Railroad Museum of Oklahoma and the Plains Indians and Pioneers Museum.
Wichita Mid-Continent is the nearest major airport.
Alva Higher Education
Higher studies can be pursued from Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Hutchinson Community College, Friends University, Langston University and Wichita State University.