August 6th is an important day in Lawton's history. It's her birthday, and this year she'll be 110.
But you probably knew that.
It's kinda strange to refer to Lawton using the words 'her' and 'she', knowing that she is named for a man - Civil War Medal Of Honor recipient, Major General Henry Ware Lawton.
You knew that, right?
Well, we went to the web to find some little known facts about the Lawton area. Here's some of what we found.