Introduction to Pauls Valley, Oklahoma
Pauls Valley History
Pauls Valley was founded by Pioneer Smith Paul in the early 19th century. In its early years, the economy of the city largely depended upon agriculture. The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad first entered the city in 1887. The first court house of the area was built in 1895. The city is the county seat of Garvin County.
Pauls Valley and nearby Attractions
- Valley Plaza Shopping Center
- Longmire Lake
- Toy and Action Figure Museum
- Santa Fe Depot Museum
- Chickasaw National Recreation Area
Things To Do In Pauls Valley
Pauls Valley includes a number of lakes, such as the Pauls Valley City Lake and the R.C. Longmire Lake. These lakes offer facilities for fishing, camping, boating, jet skiing and hunting. The Pauls Valley Municipal Golf Course provides facilities for local golfers. One can shop at the Burr Shopping Center and the Valley Plaza Shopping Center. Apart from these, Pauls Valley hosts the Brickfest every May.
Pauls Valley Transportation
Will Rogers World Airport provides facilities for air transportation.
Pauls Valley Higher Education
The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus, Oklahoma City Community College and East Central University are the local centers of higher education.