Welcome to Olney Texas
Olney is a rural community in north central Texas located one-hundred miles west of Fort Worth, forty miles south of Wichita Falls, two-hundred miles east of Lubbock and ninety miles northeast of Abilene. This rural location provides easy access to larger markets, but allows a relaxed and affordable lifestyle.
Olney Industrial Development Corp.
Olney Industrial Development Corporation
108 E. Main St.
Olney, Texas 76374
Phone (940)564-5879 or Fax (940)-564-3610
Wiley Hughey OIDC Director
Community Profile & Attractions
Population- 3,256 (as of 2010) Annual Avg. Temperature is 63.5 degrees, January Avg. is 25 degrees, August Avg. is 80 degrees, Annual Avg. Precipitation is 28.10 inches, Annual Avg. Snowfall - 3 inches, Elevation - 1,274 feet
Tommy Perkins Memorial Park: Perkins Park is located on South Grand Ave. The park offers playground equipment for children and two large covered pavilions with seating. The park is open to the public from 5 a.m. to midnight everyday.
Tom L. Griffin Park: This newly renovated park is located on South Ave M. It offers two large covered pavilions, disc golf course, and walking trails.
Located at Tom L. Griffin Park is a public swimming pool hours are Tuesday-Sunday 1pm to 6pm during the summer months.
Olney Recreation Association (ORA), also the location of the Olney Golf Course: The ORA is located at 1 Bankhead Drive. It offers 9 holes of golf, tennis court, swimming pool & a party room.