Living on the outskirts of Oklahoma City has never been more attractive. You’ll have all the peace that pastoral living provides, with much shorter commute times than you expect and still the same access to amenities. If you want a change of pace but at lower commute times than you might expect, then check out one of these areas with wide open spaces.
In Oklahoma City, living in the “suburbs” doesn’t necessarily mean living out of the city. The city’s large land area lends itself to all the best aspects of suburbia, while our low commute times and excellent traffic grid management make getting where you need to go easy. OKC makes it possible to get that suburban feel without being far from the action.
Choose to live in OKC’s urban core and you can walk to some of the best dining and entertainment options in the entire city. Hop on the streetcar to get around to all the biggest attractions, or simply bike to work when you want.
Entrepreneurs and wildcatters alike helped shape Oklahoma City in its formative days. In doing so, these families built beautiful neighborhoods in the areas surrounding downtown, and those homes are showpieces of historic character still today. Tree-lined. Beautiful. Safe. Trendy. Full of history and character. Relaxing. Eye-pleasing. Close to everything. It's no wonder Oklahoma City's historic neighborhoods are so attractive. Here's a sampling.