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Olney, Texas

Olney grew from the1880s site where early cattlemen gathered herds for branding and forming trail outfits. Its name honors Richard Olney, Secretary of State in Grover Cleveland's cabinet.

Today, Olney is the commercial center for agricultural, ranching and petroleum activity. An unusual park that appeals to adults features artistic groupings of pole structures on Ave. C just east of Main St.

The area offerss excellent hunting during seasons for dove, quail, migratory waterfowl, wild turkey and white-tailed deer with day and seasonal leases available. Water sports include swimming, boating and fishing on the small lakes of Lake Cooper and Olney a few miles northwest.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Olney, TX

Preston West Par 3 Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument

Just 30 miles north of Amarillo on Highway 136. For thousands of years, people came to the red bluffs above the Canadian Rive...

Canadian Golf Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Meadowbrook Golf Complex, The -Canyon

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 5 days...

Famous Mineral Water Company

Founded in 1904 by Edward P. Dismuke, The Famous Mineral Water Pavilion and Gardens is the only company still bottling the hi...