Introduction to Duncan, Oklahoma
Duncan was originally a small trading post. Native American were the first to inhabit the area. William Duncan, after whom the city is named, was the first permanent settler in the area. The Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad first arrived on June 27, 1892. Duncan became the county seat of Stephens County in the early 1900s.
Duncan and nearby Attractions
- McCasland Shopping Center
- Chisholm Trail Heritage Center and Museum
- Clear Creek Lake
- Stephens County Museum
- Prairie House Historic Site
- Shadyoaks Lakeview Park
Things To Do In Duncan
The Chisholm Trail Heritage Center and Museum commemorates the history and heritage of the area. It also includes a Campfire Theatre. The Stephens County Museum may prove interesting to those hoping to learn more about the region’s history. The city also has several parks and recreational spots, including Wisenant Park, Mighty Mite Park, Hillcrest Park, Fuqua Park and Rotary Park. Local celebrations include the Autumn Festival, the Stephens County Free Fair, the Fall Bluegrass Festival, Summerfest, Founder's Day and the Spring Bluegrass Festival.
Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport provides facilities for air transportation.
Duncan Higher Education
Cameron University, Midwestern State University and the University of Oklahoma provide higher education to the residents of Duncan.