Lawton Apartments for Rent
With gentle, sloping hills and wide-open spaces, Lawton exemplifies a Midwestern prairie town. Located about 90 miles southwest of Oklahoma City, Lawton residents enjoy a quiet atmosphere with easy access to a major urban center. Lawton is the county seat of Comanche County and is near Fort Sill Military Reservation, both of which provide a sturdy economic base for the city. Other industries include health care, education, and manufacturing.
Cameron University is a four-year, public university founded in 1909. As the largest university in southwest Oklahoma, it offers more than 50 degree programs and enrolls an average of 6,000 students. Lawton is also home to the Great Plains Technology Center, which is part of Oklahoma’s CareerTech system.
The nearby Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, established in 1901, features over 59,000 acres of prairie with over 50 mammal species, 240 bird species, and over 800 plant species. The refuge also features a mixed grass prairie, forest, and rock outcroppings. Visitors to this popular area enjoy hiking, fishing, hunting, and camping.
Those choosing a Lawton apartment will have access to museums, casinos, art galleries, shops, and restaurants. Festivals include an art festival, the International Festival, and a Palm Sunday Passion Play. With 80 public parks to choose from, Lawton residents have plenty of choices on where to play, picnic, and walk the dog. Nearby lakes are ideal for fishing, swimming, boating, and camping.