|U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe (R)
453 RUSSELL SENATE OFFICE BUILDING
Washington, D.C. 20510
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Oklahoma City, OK Office:
1900 NW Expressway St
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
Main: (405) 608-4381
Fax: (405) 608-4120
|U.S. Senator Tom Coburn (R)
172 RUSSELL SENATE OFFICE BUILDING
Washington, D.C. 20510
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Oklahoma City Office:
100 North Broadway
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
|U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas (R)
U.S. House of Representatives
2311 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Contact Rep Frank Lucas
Canadian County Office:
10952 NW Expressway
Yukon, OK 73099
(405) 373-2046 FAX
Occupation: Radio Broadcaster
Education: Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Term Limit: 2020
Hometown: Weatherford, OK
|Capitol Address||District Address|
|Rep. Harold Wright
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Rm. 338
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
|Rep. Harold Wright
P.O. Box 587
Weatherford, OK 73096
Counties Represented: Blaine, Canadian, Custer
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El Reno is conveniently located off of Interstate 40 right in the heart of Oklahoma. With a population of over 16,000, El Reno retains a small town charm while only being 20 miles west of downtown Oklahoma City. El Reno has managed to balance looking forward with preserving the past.
Running through the heart of El Reno is the legendary Route 66. The city, built along this classic route, is rich with history and nostalgia. Within the city limits are currently 11 properties and 2 areas listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Several El Reno neighborhoods boast historic homes as well.
Downtown El Reno offers many opportunities for unique shopping or just a leisurely stroll. Visit a variety of antiques and specialty shops or just eat at one of the great restaurants. While you are here, please try one of our world famous “Fried-Onion” Burgers.
Relatively new to El Reno is the Heritage Express Trolley, the only rail based trolley in the State of Oklahoma. The trolley runs from Heritage Park, located on the grounds of the Canadian County Historical Museum, and travels through the downtown area.
Lake El Reno has 333 acres of open land and 300 acres of flat water that is used for recreation for water skiing, jet skiing, swimming, boating and fishing. It is also home to a herd of buffalo, a remote control airplane field and a motorcycle dirt track. A quiet 22 space RV park is nestled behind the lake with water and electrical hook ups. The newest addition to Lake El Reno is the P.B Dye Jr. designed 18-hole Crimson Creek Golf Course, one of the premier golf courses in the state.
El Reno is equipped with over 150 acres of beautiful park area. These parks have something for everyone, including baseball fields, playgrounds, walking trails, basketball courts, tennis courts, picnic shelters, sand volleyball courts and an ADA municipal swimming pool.
For those who want to relax indoors, El Reno has the Reno 8 Cinema which features stadium seating and digital sound. The El Reno Bowl bowling alley includes a game room and plenty of lanes for a fun family night out.
The historic Fort Reno was established as an Indian Territory military fort in 1875 and is located four miles west of El Reno on Route 66. Fifteen buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places are adjacent to the parade grounds. The historic Post Cemetery is the location of the annual Tombstone Tales event in September. The land base exceeds 6,000 acres and is the location of the Grazinglands Research Laboratory of the United States Department of Agriculture.
The Canadian County Museum is rated as one of the outstanding museums in Oklahoma. Located in El Reno's Heritage Park, the grounds sit on the 98th meridian, which divided the unassigned lands in central Oklahoma from the Cheyenne and Arapaho lands in western Oklahoma. The main museum is housed in the fully restored old Rock Island Depot. The museum grounds house a number of historic buildings from the first Red Cross Canteen in the nation to General Sheridan's cabin, the oldest standing structure in Canadian County.
Heroes Plaza is a monument that honors the 206 Canadian County men and women who gave their lives in twentieth century wars. Heroes Plaza is located in historic downtown El Reno along the Heritage Express Trolley Route.
For the sports fan, El Reno has a variety of athletic teams to root for. The Redlands Community College Cougars have men’s and women’s basketball, baseball and volleyball. The Redlands Lady Cougars Golf team is three-time National Champions!
The El Reno Public Schools completed an extensive renovation of the football stadium. The El Reno Indians sports teams have a winning tradition in a variety of sports from football and wrestling to soccer and volleyball.
The annual Route 66 Triathlon is a draw for novice to pro athletes throughout the south-central states region.
El Reno comes alive with music, parades and great food on every holiday and many dates in between. There's an event for everyone from festivals celebrating ethnic diversity and heritage to a tribute to the delicious burgers that have been cooked daily in El Reno since the early 1900's.
The most famous of El Reno events is the Annual “Onion Fried” Burger Day Festival. Every May, El Reno pays tribute to the fried onion hamburger, cooked daily in El Reno since the early 1900s. Witness the cooking of the World’s largest fried onion hamburger, weighing over 750 pounds! Other festivities include rides, games, live entertainment, a classic car show, craft show, cycle show, burger eating contest, “The Bun Run,” and more.
Also occurring in the summer is “A Small Town Weekend.” This event celebrates the small town and the people who make it great. Enjoy concerts, children’s games and activities, festival foods, shopping, a classic car show and block party. The event also features Hot Wheel races, the only legal burnout in the state on Route 66 and the Centennial Classic Car Cruise.
The Canadian County Free Fair is the final major summer event, occurring in August. This four-day carnival includes rides, games, live entertainment, livestock show, fair food, art, craft exhibits, and a Bar-B-Q Cook-Off Contest.
Throughout the year, the truly unique El Reno Gras Car features modified lawnmowers racing on oval dirt track.
For those interested in the arts, the El Reno Arts Festival celebrates culture and history with live entertainment, fine arts, demonstration arts, children’s activities, great food and variety of Oklahoma talent and flavor.
The Appetite for the Arts Festival is an art and entertainment tour through El Reno’s historic district. Enjoy fine art, performing arts, food, shopping, prizes and an awakening of creativity under the stars in downtown El Reno.
Honoring our native past, the Oklahoma Indian Nations Pow Wow is held at the Concho Parade Grounds. It features traditional Native American dancers in all their regalia, along with crafts, food and other entertainment. Summerfest is held in conjunction with the Pow Wow and begins with a hot dog feed, a co-ed softball tournament, a 5K Buffalo Run, Junior Olympics, Youth Basketball Tournament, Co-Ed Volleyball Tournament, Youth Turtle Races and a Best Decorated Turtle Contest. Also held are a Frybread Contest, Golf Scramble, Watermelon Feed, and Prettiest Shawl Contest.
Fort Reno plays hosts to events year round. In the fall, “Tombstone Tales” has historic re-enactors portray individuals interred at the Fort Reno Post cemetery between 1874 and 1948. A Chuck wagon dinner followed by guided walks through authentic 19th century encampments.
Several types of tours are offered at Fort Reno, visitors can experience the “Ghosts of Fort Reno” Tours. By lantern light, hear stories of restless spirits of the old post, along with some of the unsolved mysteries and murders that occurred. Also, the “Fort Reno Candlelight Tour” features re-enactors portraying individuals and performing vignettes of those who lived at or visited Historic Fort Reno during the different phases of its existence from 1874 to the present.
At Christmas, Fort Reno celebrates with carolers, Christmas treats, re-enactment performances and the firing of the Christmas guns - an old German/Early American tradition.
Also during the Christmas season, the city hosts “Christmas on the Western Frontier” which includes an old fashioned Christmas parade, trolley rides, Santa, strolling carolers, Christmas treats, lighting of the Community Christmas Tree, children’s craft project, shopping and Main Street Bucks drawing!
The “Holiday Tour of Homes” is hosted by Redlands Community College. The event opens up the beautifully decorated homes in our city for the public to view. Gather great holiday decorating ideas and enjoy holiday sales at participating merchants.
For more information about visiting El Reno and annual events, visit the El Reno Convention and Visitor’s Bureau website at www.elreno.org.
1302 S Miles Ave
500 S Keith Ave
Rose Witcher Elementary
901 S. Williams Ave
100 N. L Ave
Roblyer Middle School
427 SW 27th St
Etta Dale Jr High School
601 S Choctaw Ave
El Reno High School
407 S. Choctaw Ave
2455 N Banner Rd
4408 N Highway 81
4800 Foreman Rd
904 S. Maple Road
Redlands Community College
1300 S. County Club Rd
Canadian Valley Technology Center
6505 E US Hwy 66
Sacred Heart Catholic School
210 S Evans Ave
El Reno, OK 73036
Trinity Lutheran School
500 S. Country Club Rd
El Reno, OK
Canadian Valley Technology Center
Early Care & Education
6505 E US Hwy 66