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Overview

Introduction to Clinton, Oklahoma

Clinton, Oklahoma, in Custer county, is 70 miles NW of Lawton, Oklahoma (center to center) and 81 miles W of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Clinton History

The community is in Washita and Custer counties. It was in the year 1899, when E.E. Blake and J.L. Avant planned to locate a town in the River Valley of Washita. Washita Junction began to develop quickly in the year 1902, when the congressional approval was granted for the sale of land. The first businesses in the area were the First National Bank Building, "Cluster County Chronicle," a newspaper and the townsite office. The National Highway 66 Association operated for about thirty years after World War II, from Clinton.

Clinton and nearby Attractions

  • T.B. Ferguson House
  • Crowder Lake State Park
  • Foss Cobb State Park
  • Oklahoma Route 66 Museum
  • Roman Nose State Park
  • Fort Cobb State Park

Things To Do In Clinton

Parks in the area like Lions Park, Baker Park, Klump Park and McLain Rogers Park offer a host of recreational facilities. Book lovers must visit Western Plains Library System. The churches in the area include Baptist Hispanic Mission, Faith Christian Fellowship and Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Oklahoma Veterans Center and Fransen Siding are some notable locations in the area. The nearby museums include Indian City U.S.A, Southern Plains Indian Museum and Oklahoma Route 66 Museum.

Introduction to Clinton, Oklahoma

Clinton, Oklahoma, in Custer county, is 70 miles NW of Lawton, Oklahoma and 81 miles W of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The city has a population of 8,833.

Clinton History

In 1899, E.E. Blake and J.L. Avant planned to locate a town in the River Valley of Washita. Washita Junction began to develop rapidly in 1902, when Congress approved the sale of this land. The first businesses in the area were the First National Bank Building and The Cluster County Chronicle, a local newspaper. The National Highway 66 Association operated in Clinton for about thirty years after World War II.

Clinton and nearby Attractions

  • T.B. Ferguson House
  • Crowder Lake State Park
  • Foss Cobb State Park
  • Oklahoma Route 66 Museum
  • Roman Nose State Park
  • Fort Cobb State Park

Things To Do In Clinton

Lions Park, Baker Park, Klump Park and McLain Rogers Park offer various recreational facilities for the residents and visitors of Clinton. Churches in the area include the Baptist Hispanic Mission, Faith Christian Fellowship and the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. The Oklahoma Veterans Center and Fransen Siding are some notable locations in the area. Nearby museums include Indian City U.S.A, the Southern Plains Indian Museum and Oklahoma Route 66 Museum.

Clinton Transportation

Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport is the nearest major airport.

Clinton Higher Education

One can pursue higher education from Cameron University, Oklahoma City University and Southern Nazarene University, among others .

Transportation

Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport is the nearest major airport offering air transportation facilities.

Clinton Higher Education

One can pursue higher education from institutions like Cameron University, Oklahoma City University and Southern Nazarene University.

Demographics

People

Total Population9,436
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens16.9%
Employed Population 16+3,868
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married53%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.5%
Median Earnings25+$30,812
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,052
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,841

Wealth

Median Family Income$54,650
% Above Poverty Level86%
% Below Poverty Level14%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone20.2%
Median Gross Rent$700
Median House Value$109,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)45.9%
German11.5%
Irish8%
English3%
Scottish1.6%
Italian0.8%
Romanian0.7%
Greek0.6%
French Except Basque0.6%
Czech0.5%
Welsh0.3%
Swedish0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Polish0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Clinton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Custer County
Standard Zip Codes73601
Phone Area Codes580
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude35.5
Approximate Longitude-98.97

Clinton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCLINTON
Distance0.9 miles
Jan Temp23 to 48 F
Apr Temp45 to 72 F
Jul Temp70 to 96 F
Oct Temp48 to 74 F
Annual Precip31.4 inches
StationHAMMON 3 SSW
Distance24.8 miles
Jan Temp20 to 48 F
Apr Temp42 to 71 F
Jul Temp68 to 95 F
Oct Temp44 to 74 F
Annual Precip27.7 inches
StationWATONGA
Distance38.6 miles
Jan Temp22 to 46 F
Apr Temp45 to 70 F
Jul Temp71 to 94 F
Oct Temp48 to 73 F
Annual Precip31.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Arapaho573$50,500
Bessie154$0
Butler265$36,875
Corn602$57,917
Foss210$74,750

Clinton Public Libraries

Western Plains Library System
501 S. 28TH STREET
Clinton, Oklahoma
(580) 323-0974

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Clinton Hospitals

Integris Clinton Regional Hospital
(Proprietary)
100 North 30th Street
(580) 323-2363

Clinton Public Schools

Southwest Es
1903 Opal Street
ZIP: 73601
(580) 323-1290
Primary
Total Enrollment 527
Clinton Ms
1001 Orient Street
ZIP: 73601
(580) 323-4228
Middle
Total Enrollment 336
Nance Es
300 South 11th Street
ZIP: 73601
(580) 323-0260
Primary
Total Enrollment 480
Washington Es
601 North 13th Street
ZIP: 73601
(580) 323-0311
Middle
Total Enrollment 339
Clinton Hs
2130 Gary Blvd
ZIP: 73601
(580) 323-1230
High
Total Enrollment 615

Clinton Private Schools

Western Oklahoma Christian School
22381 E 1070 Rd
ZIP: 73601
Elementary
Total Enrollment 109
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