Elk City

Elk City

      city, Beckham county, western Oklahoma, U.S., on Elk Creek. Laid out in 1901, the town was first called Busch after the St. Louis brewing family (Busch, Adolphus). It is now the service centre for an agricultural, oil, and livestock area and has industries that include oil refining, gas recycling, cotton-gin equipment, furniture manufacturing, and feed production. The Sandstone Creek Project, concerned with upstream flood control of the Washita River, is 5 miles (8 km) northwest, and the Washita National Wildlife Refuge and Foss Lake State Park are nearby. Old Town Museum at the city's western edge is a replica of an early Western town. The National Route 66 Museum, celebrating the historic highway linking Chicago with Los Angeles, opened in 1998 and is a popular local attraction. Inc. 1907. Pop. (1990) 10,428; (2000) 10,510.

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