El Reno

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el reno

city, seat (1907) of Canadian county, central Oklahoma, U.S., on the North Canadian River, immediately west of Oklahoma City. Settled in 1889 when the Rock Island Railroad arrived, the town was named for old Fort Reno (established as a fort in 1875), itself named for Union General Jesse L. Reno, who died at the Battle of Antietam during the Civil War. The restored fort now houses a livestock experiment station and the Chisholm Trail Museum.

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