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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

Seymour Golf & Country Club

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

Dickens County Museum

Early pioneer and ranching heritage collection. Includes county, city, and area histories, photo gallery, antique furniture, ...

La Mesa Country Club

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

Cadillac Ranch

"Bumper crop" of 10 Cadillacs buried nose down in field at same angle as Cheops' pyramids. Represents Golden Age of Automobil...

Dyess Air Force Base

Home of Air Combat Command's historic 7th Wing. Currently flies B-1B Lancers and C-130H Hercules. The base's Linear Air Park ...