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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.

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Things to do near Olney, TX

Singing Winds Golf Course

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

Texas Travel Information Center

In North Texas near the Texas-Oklahoma state line on Interstate 44 (Central Freeway), one of the 12 Texas Travel Information ...

Science Spectrum

Experience the Science of Fun! With over 200 interactive exhibits, an OMNIMAX Theatre, live animals, live demonstrations, a d...

Garza County Museum

Features ranch, cowboy, and pioneer household items, Indian artifacts, room settings, period furnishings, typical frontier ch...

C. C. Slaughter Ranch Headquarters

Adobe buildings placed to form a quadrangle, part of once extensive headquarters complex of cattle baron who established ranc...