Grew from 1880's site where early cattlemen gathered herds for branding and forming trail outfits. Name honors Richard Olney, Secretary of State in Grover Cleveland's cabinet. Today commercial center for agricultural, ranching, and petroleum activity. Excellent hunting during seasons for dove, migratory waterfowl, wild turkey and white tailed deer; day and seasonal leases available. Water sports include swimming, boating, and fishing on small Lakes Cooper and Olney a few miles northwest.
An unusual park that appeals to adults features artistic groupings
of pole structures on Ave. C just east of Main St.
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