Hinton is convenient to I-40 providing quick access to Oklahoma City, the largest metropolitan area in the state. The region is a productive cattle ranching and wheat/peanut farming region, which is also home to a thriving agriculture industry. Hinton School District provides quality education. Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, Oklahoma and Redlands Community College in El Reno, Oklahoma offers environments committed to academic excellence. INTEGRIS Family Care Hinton and Mercy Hospital Reno are two of the many healthcare providers serving patients.
Anadarko, the “Indian Capital of the Nation,” provides a rich Native American heritage and is home to the National Hall of Fame for Famous American Indians. The community is also headquarters of a Bureau of Indians Affairs Office and Native American educational facilities. Anadarko Public Schools is made up of three elementary schools, one middle school and one high school that serve nearly 2,000 students.
Kiwanis Sports Complex, Hinton Walking Trail, Hinton Historical Museum, Parker House, Sugar Creek Golf Course, Fort Cobb State Park Golf Course and Sugar Creek Casino are among the wide range of destinations located in Hinton, OK. Red Rock Canyon State Park is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream with fishing, climbing and camping opportunities. Canyon Camp and Conference Center is a designated national natural landmark. The camp features cabins, recreation facilities and meeting space ideal for retreats and reunions. Hinton, Oklahoma is also home to local celebrations such as the Kiwanis Rodeo and Car Show on Main Street/5K.
Caddo County features quality whitetail, turkey, quail, duck, geese and wild hog hunting. The annual American Indian Exposition is held in Anadarko, which is also one of two Oklahoma cities where a Lenape tribe is headquartered. Anadarko features numerous historic sites including Anadarko Armory, Randlett Park and its downtown district.
Annual weather in Hinton, OK includes 236 days of sunshine, 49 days of measurable precipitation and 33 inches of rain on average. Summers are typically warm, while winters tend to be mild.
Hinton, Oklahoma was founded in 1902 by the Hinton Townsite Company and incorporated in 1906, prospering initially as an agricultural community. Industry followed soon after and in 1931 the Kiwanis Rodeo became an annual event.