Introduction to Blackwell, Oklahoma
Blackwell, Oklahoma, in Kay county, is 61 miles S of Wichita, Kansas. There are 7,668 residents in the city.
Blackwell was founded by Colonel Andrew Jackson Blackwell in 1893. Blackwell later went on to become the first mayor of the town. Prior to that, the Native Americans inhabited this land. Blackwell was struck by a F5 tornado on May 25, 1955, and suffered extensive damage.
Blackwell and nearby Attractions
- Blackwell Plaza Shopping Center
- Top of Oklahoma Museum
- Kaw Lake
- Tonkawa Tribal Museum
- Marland Estate Mansion
Things To Do In Blackwell
While staying in Blackwell, visitors can plan a trip to the Tonkawa Tribal Museum and the Marland Estate Mansion. The Top of Oklahoma Museum provides insight into the history of the area. Blackwell hosts the Kay County Free Fair every September as well.
Stillwater Regional Airport is the nearest air transportation facility.
Blackwell Higher Education
Cowley County Community College, Langston University and Oklahoma State University are all nearby.