Custer county, formed in 1892 from Cheyenne and Arapaho Indian lands, is located in western Oklahoma and calls Arapaho
its county seat.
Outdoor recreation in the county centers around Foss Lake, Foss State Park and the Washita National Wildlife Refuge in the southwestern section of the county.
History buffs will want to follow Route 66 which passes through the county's southern section and take in the Oklahoma Route 66 Museum which is located in Clinton.
Higher education takes the form of Southwestern Oklahoma State University which is located in Weatherford in the southeast portion of the county.