Altus is a city and county seat in Jackson County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 19, 813 at the 2010 census, a loss of 7.7 percent compared to 21,454 at the 2000 census.
Welcome to Altus Oklahoma, home of Altus Air Force Base and world class companies such as Bar-S Foods, and Aviation Training Consulting. Altus is the hub for some of the most productive agricultural land in America, and boasts state of the art processing facilities for crops such as cotton, wheat and others.
Founded back in 1886, Altus has a proud heritage as a hard working and resilient community. Our greatest resource is our people. "Altusans" are friendly, independent and known for their gracious hospitality. Whether you're planning a visit to Altus, or staying a bit longer, we can't wait to meet you and make you feel right at home!
About 20,000 people call Altus home. As the Jackson County Seat, Altus serves over 80,000 people as an economic hub for the Southwest Oklahoma Region. With great community resources like Jackson County Memorial Hospital, Western Oklahoma State College, Southwest Technology Center, and plenty of local shopping and eateries, Altus provides city conveniences with small town comfort.
City of Altus is a city government office located in Altus, OK.