An iron and wood bridge crossing a low, wide river on a sunny day.
The 1916 Canadian River Wagon Bridge. Photo by Kevin Stillman


The town is on the Canadian River. The Texas Commission on the Arts designated Canadian as a Cultural District in 2018. It has a thriving art community with a rich history, local artisans, and a world-class art museum.

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