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    by Basaic Written Oct 18, 2014

    Enid is a town of about 51,000 (up 6% since 2000) located at the intersection of US Highways 60, 64 and 81 in Garfield County in North Central Oklahoma. There are two stories (at least) as to how the town got it's name. One story states that in 1889, M. A. Low, an official with the railroad asked the name of the station and was told "Skeleton station". He did not like that name so he renamed it Enid after a character in Alfred Lord Tennyson's Idylls of the King. Another popular story is that a guy set up a chuck wagon by the rail line to feed passengers and put up a sign that said "DINE". Some settlers with a sense of humor turned the sign around so it said "ENID" and the name stuck. The official story is the Tennyson one. Enid is the county seat of Garfield County. Garfield County was named after President Garfield. The Garfield County Courthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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  • Hampton Inn & Suites Enid

    511 Demla Court, Enid, Oklahoma, 73701, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Baymont Inn & Suites Enid

    3614 W. Garriott Road, (Formerly AmeriHost Inn Enid), Enid, Oklahoma, 73703, United States

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Solo

  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites...

    4702 West Owen K. Garriott Road, Enid, Oklahoma, 73703, United States

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

  • Ramada Inn

    I live here in Enid and was "alone" on Christmas Day and was looking for a place open so I could...

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  • Super 8 Enid

    2715 West Garriott Road, Enid, Oklahoma, 73703, United States

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

  • Best Western Inn

    2818 South Van Buren, Enid, Oklahoma, 73703, United States

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Couples

  • Americas Best Value Inn Enid

    This is by far the WORST hotel service I have ever received. I booked and paid for 2 nights up...

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  • Comfort Inn Midwestern Square

    202 North Van Buren, Enid, Oklahoma, 73703, United States

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Families

  • Enid Days Inn

    200 North Van Buren, Enid, Oklahoma, 73703, United States

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