Shattuck, the largest city in Ellis County is a commercial hub, with a strong Chamber of Commerce comprised of nearly 100 businesses and organizations. The well-main-tained City Golf Course is a favorite for area corporate tournaments and features a weekly open scramble. Centrally located City Park has all new playground equipment, a large public pool, tennis courts and brand new covered picnic facilities! Enjoy a Nature Walk or jog at the mile-long Lighted Walking Trail at Centennial Lake. Be sure to catch a drive-in movie or visit the Windmill Museum and Park.
The Stuart Memorial Building (listed on the National Historic Register) houses the Shattuck Public Library. Inside the enormous brick structure, wall murals depict the history of Shattuck from 1838 to present. Shattuck’s legendary Newman Memorial Hospital (est. 1907) serves a tri-state region! The life and legacy of founding pioneer physician, O.C. Newman, is detailed in the popular novel “Hang on to the Willows.” In 2010, Newman Memorial completed a 5 million dollar renovation and introduced Telemedicine to the area!
Seven miles east of Shattuck is “Gage Beach” (Oklahoma’s Largest Outdoor Swimming Pool). The artesian waters of the 100-year old spring fed pool are rich in therapeutic minerals. Shattuck is north of the picturesque Antelope Hills, and situated between the Canadian River and Wolf Creek. The area is a hunter’s paradise with an abundance of quail, turkey and deer. Shattuck is home to a variety of restaurants, charming guest houses and multiple RV parks.
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Shattuck, OK 73858