Guymon is a city in and the county seat of Texas County, Oklahoma. As of the 2020 census, the city population was 12,965, an increase of 13.3% from 11,442 in 2010. Cattle feedlots, corporate pork farms, and natural gas dominate its economy, with wind energy production and transmission recently diversifying land owners farms. Guymon serves as a trade center for a wide wheat, livestock, and dairy area. A United States soil conservation station sits nearby. The city has oil and gas wells. Manufacturers include agricultural tillage tools, pressure tanks, printing, and formula feeds. The town of Goodwell, Oklahoma, home of Oklahoma Panhandle State University, lies 11 miles (18 km) to the southwest.
There is much to do in and around Guymon. Take time, for example, to visit the Game Reserve; tour our historic downtown area; swim at the local pool; play golf at our beautiful 18-hole municipal golf course; or relax in one of the many parks around town.
There are also numerous special events throughout the year celebrating our melting pot of culture and rich history, such as our week long Pioneer Days & PRCA Rodeo, The 5 State Motorcycle Run, the Doc Gardner College Rodeo, the Pumpkin Patch Crafts Festival, and concerts, a quarterly community theater production, 5k runs, a farmers market, Artist Incubation’s arts events, and more things to do.
If you want to explore the Guymon area, you could take a short drive to area recreation opportunities for fishing, biking, hiking, motorcycle rides, RV-ing, and more. If you are looking for a little longer excursion, Guymon is very near to many other local areas of interest, including a Top 10 Tourism Attraction in the State, Black Mesa.
The Parks and Recreation Department provides parks, facilities and recreational opportunities for all residents of Guymon including Thompson Park & Sunset Lake, a skate park at No Man’s Land Regional Park, the Senior Citizens Center, the YMCA and Fowler Park.