Tornado Shelters in Lawton, OK
Mon-Sat: 6:00am – 9:00pm
Sun: 8:00am – 7:00pm
About Lawton, Oklahoma
Lawton, Oklahoma, is located in Comanche County, is about 90 miles southwest of Oklahoma City, is the 5th largest city in Oklahoma, and has a total estimated population of 97,212 people. The city has experienced 163 tornadoes since 1950. Lawton is at moderate risk for tornado activity, with an average of 3 tornadoes per year, typically resulting in no fatalities.
Lawton Public Schools serves most of the city of Lawton. The district operates two prekindergarten centers, 24 elementary schools, four middle schools, and three high schools – Eisenhower, Lawton, and MacArthur. Lawton is mostly centered on government, manufacturing, and retail trade industries. Fort Sill is the biggest employer in Lawton, with over 5,000 full-time employees. In the private sector, the largest employer is Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company with 2,4395 full-time employees. Lawton is home to annual attractions, including the Prince of Peace Easter passion play held in the Holy City in the Wichita Mountain Refuge each year on Palm Sunday, continuing to Easter Eve. It continues to be one of the longest-running passion plays in the nation and was the inspiration for the 1949 movie The Prince of Peace. Lawton has three public museums. Lawton is home to 80 parks and recreation areas in various sizes, including the largest Elmer Thomas Park. Along with the park system, the city is close to three major lakes, Lake Lawtonka, Lake Ellsworth, and Elmer Thomas Lake. The city of Lawton is a hub of commerce in southwest Oklahoma.
Tornado Shelters in Lawton, OK available The Home Depot
4010 NW Oak Street
Lawton, OK, 73505