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5 Things to Know About Moving To Oklahoma City OK

Joining the OKC area? Oklahoma City OK is a bustling family-oriented city with a vibrant downtown area and close by several of the area’s best suburbs. Find out what makes this neighborhood a great place to call home.

OKC Streetcar

Easy Commute Anywhere

Visitors enjoy traveling on the new Oklahoma City Streetcars which makes stops at Automobile Alley, Bricktown, Downtown and several other OKC districts. The districts are also so close together a short walk is not out of the question. There are many options for getting around OKC and seeing the sites or you can enjoy the 300 days of sunshine and take a walk. If you are commuting from one of the many suburbs, I-35, I-44, I-40 and Route 74 all run directly through Midtown.

 

Plenty of Things To Do in OKC

The kids will love the Science Museum! This hands-on experience gets the whole family involved in learning. Catch a concert or take a leisurely stroll through the 45 acres of gardens at Scissortail Park. Live concert or NBA game, the Chesapeake Energy Arena brings stars of all kinds to the OKC neighborhood.  Over the years the art scene in OKC has spiked! The OKC Philharmonic and Oklahoma City Ballet show off the talents of professional singers, musicians, and dancers. Explore the Paseo Arts District, home of 20 galleries and a vibrant art walk.

Hang around in April for the Annual Remington Park Extreme Race Day. All proceeds go towards local OKC charities.

Rich with History

Learn about stories from long ago at the Oklahoma History Center or reflect on more recent history at the Oklahoma City National Memorial. OKC was settled in 1889 with the Land Run of April 22nd where the population grew to 10,000 in one day. Oklahoma’s state motto is Labor Omnia Vincit or Labor Conquers All Things. Through all the upgrades the area goes through the motto is still prevalent in every district.

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Automobile Alley OKC

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A Great Place to Raise a Family

This area has some of Oklahoma’s finest educators. Public schools like Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics, Memorial High School, and Washington Irving Elementary School are some of the top schools. Residents in OKC equally range from 10 and younger to 65 years young, which makes this neighborhood one of the most diverse.

 More Bang for Your Buck

OKC has a low cost of living which is great for the many young professionals moving to the area. The city has been on the rise since 1993 with constant improvements to the quality of life for residents. Whether you are renting a room for the night or making a more permanent move to the area, Oklahoma City is affordable. Check out these 5 reasons why OKC is the right move.

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