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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

Lake Meredith National Recreation Area

Located 30 miles north of Amarillo on Highway 136, contrasting spectacularly with its surroundings on the dry windswept Llano...

Pitman Municipal Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...

Cowboy and His Horse Statue

Honors Charles H. Noyes, local cowboy killed in range mishap. Noyes family commissioned work by world-famed sculptor Pompeo C...

Scenic Drive

Thirty-six mile loop northeast provides views of farm and ranch lands cut by South Wichita River breaks, where fantastic shap...

Yoakum County Golf Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...