Lawton, Oklahoma, is in Comanche County in the southwestern part of the state. Lawton is Oklahoma’s fifth-largest city in regard to population and was built on former reservation land. The dry winds intensify the hot and cold extremes. Lawton is part of Tornado Alley and experiences exciting weather from April through June each year. The landscape is traditional plains with tall grasses and rolling hills. Lawton’s Downtown is undergoing renovation as it strives to improve its appeal to both residents and tourists.