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Altus, Oklahoma

  • Crossing the Red

    Crossing the RedThe "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 / Texas border. This area was along the Great West...
    Crossing the Red
  • The Vision Seeker

    
The Vision SeekerStanding in East Ciy Park, "The Vision Seeker" is a life size bronze statue of a warrior chief looking into the sunrise, or sunset....
    The Vision Seeker
  • Oklahoma Arts Institute

    Oklahoma Arts InstituteThe rugged dramatic beauty of Quartz Mountain Arts and Conference Center provides an inspiring setting for the programs of the Oklahoma Arts Institute. Intensive hands-on classes in theatre, dance, ch...
    Oklahoma Arts Institute

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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

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

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

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

Southwest Technology Center

The Southwest Technology Center provides flexible, quality vocational technical training to high school students and adults as well a business and industrial leaders.

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...