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Clinton is a city of 9,000 people (2010) in the Great Plains Country of Oklahoma. It was platted in like 1902, but what really seemed to make it bloom was when it became a service-oriented community towards Route 66 travel, with cafes, motels, and filling stations to accommodate travelers. Even the King (Elvis Presley) was known to stay here a couple times.

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  • 1 Oklahoma Route 66 Museum, 2229 W Gary Blvd, +1 580-925-0512. Feb 1-Apr 30 and Sep 1-Nov 30: M-Sa 9AM-5PM, Su 1PM-5PM. May 1-Aug 31: M-Sa 9AM-7PM, Su 1PM-6PM. Dec 1-Jan 31: Tu-Sa 9AM-5PM, Su-M closed. $4 adults, $3 seniors, $1 children 6-18, children 5 and under free with paid admission. Oklahoma Route 66 Museum (Q105790166) on Wikidata
  • Cheyenne Cultural Center, 22724 U.S. Rte 66, +1 580-323-6224. It was founded to preserve the Cheyenne people's way of life. The site has become a regional interpretive center for Cheyenne history and culture.

Sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places:

  • Clinton Armory
  • Crawford House
  • McLain Rogers Park, specifically the art-deco entrance arch.
  • Y Service Station & Café


  • Water-Zoo Clinton Indoor Water Park, 1900 Boulevard of Champions (next to I-40 exit 65A), +1 580-323-9966. F-Su 10AM-8PM. This indoor water park looks pretty enticing from the freeway, but people sometimes complain that the water and ambient air temperature are freezing and detract from their experience.
  • Acme Brick Park, 600 S 28th St, +1 580-323-4572. A municipal park with ponds and train rides and a trail.





There are plenty of hotels along I40. The Econolodge offers a cheap alternative with wifi at exit 45A.

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Routes through Clinton
AmarilloElk City  W  E  WeatherfordOklahoma City
AmarilloElk City  W  E  WeatherfordOklahoma City
HaysWoodward  N  S  HobartAustin

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