Introduction to Weatherford, Oklahoma
Weatherford was first settled in 1892. The first post office of the area was established in August 1893. It was initially known as Weatherford Settlement, named after William J. Weatherford, the deputy U.S. Marshal and one of the earliest settlers in the area. The Choctaw, Oklahoma and Gulf Railroad first entered the area in the early 1898. The original town site was founded on August 6, 1898. The city was incorporated in the same year.
Weatherford and nearby Attractions
- Crowder Lake State Park
- Stafford Air & Space Museum
- T.B. Ferguson House
Things To Do In Weatherford
Crowder Lake State Park and the Red Rock Canyon State Park. Rader Park and Weber Park provide amenities for several recreational opportunities. The Prairie West Golf Club at Weatherford provides options for a quick game of golf. The T.B. Ferguson House is a historical landmark.
Will Rodgers World Airport is the nearest major airport.
Weatherford Higher Education
Southwestern Oklahoma State University is the local institution of higher education. Cameron University, Oklahoma City Community College and Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City are also located nearby.