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Altus, Oklahoma

  • Altus City Reservoir

    The Altus City Reservoir provides many possibilities for those who like to get away for a few hours and just relax in the idyllic surroundings. Fishing is available year round and the city stocks the ...
    Altus City Reservoir

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Jackson County Courthouse

The Jackson County Courthouse was built in 1910 of native granite. A noticeable feature of the structure is the artful contrast of the red granite foundation, and most remarkable is the size of the granite blocks which undoubtedly has given the structure its stability throughout the years.

Altus, OK Historic Courthouses

Crossing the Red

The "Crossing the Red" statue depicts a cattle drover herding cattle across the Red River which flows just 30 miles south of Altus along the Oklahoma /

Altus, OK Arts

Altus Air Force Base

Altus Army Air Field began training pilots to fly twin-engine aircraft in 1943. At the end of World War II, the Army stopped using the field and it was closed in 1945. The Air Force activated Altus Air Force Base in 1953. A Tactical Air Command troop carrier wing operated from Altus for 10

Altus, OK Military Bases

Quartz Mountain Golf Course

Breathtaking natural beauty is probably the most distinguishable feature of Quartz Mountain Golf Course. Located at the base of rocky Quartz Mountain on the western edge of the Wichita mountains range, the course is surrounded by a sea of sage and prairie grass.

Altus, OK Golf Courses

Western Oklahoma State College

Western Oklahoma State College, established as Altus Junior College in 1926, is the oldest continuing two year college in Oklahoma. An emphasis in academic transfer and more than 59

Altus, OK Colleges

Things to do near Altus, OK

Peace on the Plains Marker

The granite marker bears account of area history. The Wichita village in Devil's Canyon was the scene of the first meeting be...

Johnson's Peanut Company

Seasonal; tours by appt, gift shop open year round. ...