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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

Don Freeman Memorial Museum

Located on the east side of the square, next to City Hall, museum provides timeline of Concho County's development from early...

Big Spring Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

San Angelo State Park

Some 7,000 acres provide excellent facilities for the outdoor enthusiast. The park is around the popular O.C. Fisher Reservoi...

Ross Rogers Golf Course -East

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...

Ingrid's Custom Hand-Woven, Inc.

Visitors see weaving of 100 percent sheep's wool rugs and saddle blankets on 2,4, and 8 harness looms. They also can see how ...