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Texola, OK

For nearly 50 years Route 66 ran right through Texola before bypassing the town in 1975 when I-40 opened north of town. The town went from a population of 581 people in 1930 to just 36 in 2010.
xTexola Territorial Jail
Main Ave at 4th St.
This little jail is just one block north of Route 66 on the east side of Texola just west of where the four lane ends ... read more
xLonghorn Trading Post
Route 66 at Grands Ave.
The Longhorn Trading Post building is still there, but apparently abandoned ... read more
xMagnolia Service Station
Route 66 at Grand Ave.
What's left of this old gas station is on the south side of the road. This little building is ... read more
xTumbleweed Grill
, Route 66, Texola, OK
The Tumbleweed Grill is also known as "Water Hole #2" because it was a 1930s beer joint by that ... read more
xThe Last Stop Bar
705 W Main St. Texola OK
This was formerly the Hitching Post Bar and is located on the last curve leaving Texola ... read more
xWill Rogers Highway Marker
Route 66
Just west of town you'll find this marker on the north side of the road. Pretty easy to spot standing on the edge of a field ... read more

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x About Us We started traveling Historic U.S. Route 66 as a destination in 2009. It's like a 2,400 mile long drive back in time from Chicago to Santa Monica! more
xDid You Know: Many parts of the old 4 lane Route 66 were reverted to a 2 lane road after 66 was realigned to the interstate. In many places the abandoned lanes are still there.