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Oklahoma Department of Commerce - State of Success

Family Life

Family is a big part of the Okla­homa life. Safe communities, great schools and a low cost of living make our state a smart place to raise a family. Combine those amenities with family-friendly activities, beautiful parks and thriving entertainment districts, and you’ve got a truly great place to raise children.

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Justin Young, Global Sales & Marketing Manager at Boeing, says in Oklahoma the people make the difference.

Oklahoma has one of the lowest costs of living in the U.S., so you can live close to where you work, for less.

Families playing and walking downtown and a couple laying golf

Oklahoma Spotlights

Historic Enid

Oklahoma’s eighth-largest city is chock-full of activities for families on the go. Leonar­do’s Children’s Museum and Adventure Quest feature a science playground and inter­active educational exhibits for kids of all ages. The Cher­okee Strip Regional Heritage Center, located on the former Chisholm Trail, is dedicated to educating visitors about the state’s pioneer history. And the more-than-a-century old Gov­ernment Springs Park features public art, trails and fishing.

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Clinton’s Route 66

Today, Clinton honors its heritage with the Oklahoma Route 66 Museum, featuring exhibits, antique cars and a drive-in theater. Sandwiched between Weatherford and Elk City along I-40, Clinton is also home to an impressive indoor water park, offering year-round family fun. Clinton is only an hour’s drive from Oklahoma City, offering a great balance between small-town life and big-city access.

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Suburban Edmond

Edmond is a fun-loving city whose motto is “A Great Place to Grow.” It features some of the finest housing additions in the state and several golf courses, including Oak Tree National and its two champi­onship courses. The city also is known for its festivals, such as the Downtown Edmond Arts Festival and LibertyFest, a weeklong patriotic celebration that draws more than 125,000 people each year and features the state’s largest hometown Independence Day parade.

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Arts & Entertainment

Room-size red metal scuplture in museum

Wind isn’t the only thing sweeping down the plains – get hyped about arts districts, professional sports and festivals.

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Going to work, getting your kids to and from school, and still making it home for dinner is incredible. The short commute is important to us.  – Michelle Robinson, President, Southeast Region, Verizon Wireless

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