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Welcome to Watonga!


Watonga has a unique history, established in 1892. 

Watonga is best known for Watonga Cheese.  The Cheese Factory is not longer standing, we still celebrate the Watonga Cheese & Wine Festival the first weekend in October. 

Watonga is named after Arapaho Chief, Wa-Ah-Dan-Ga-Ah, which means Black Coyote.  

Watonga is an entrance to the Roman Nose State Park, located seven miles North.  The Park was also named after a Warrior-Chief, Chief Henry Roman Nose. 

Watonga is the county seat of Blaine County.  The Courthouse predates statehood, constructed in 1906.  It is a beautiful building to look at.

Thompson B. Ferguson established the Watonga Republican in 1892.  T.B. Ferguson was the appointed as the eighth territorial governor of Oklahoma Territory in 1901.  The T.B. Ferguson Home is now a museum, and is available for tours.   

The Watonga Republican turned into award winning newspaper, winning the 2013 Better Newspaper Contest, presented by the Oklahoma Press Association.

      Watonga is seventy miles Northwest of Oklahoma City. 

Our goal is to make our community a better place
to work, live and play.

     Celebrate the uniqueness and diversity of our community by participating in one of the many Chamber events.

Join the Chamber of Commerce today!

Upcoming Events

ANNUAL BANQUET

2/9/2015

First Baptist Church

6 p.m.

Keynote Speaker: Senator Darcy Jech

Catering: End OMain

Entertainment: John Diamond

WATONGA TROUT DERBY

3/6-8/2015

Roman Nose State Park

See Events Page for more details

WATONGA TOWNWIDE GARAGE SALE

6/6/2015

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WATONGA CHEESE & WINE FESTIVAL

10/9-10/2015

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