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7 Reasons Why Stillwater Oklahoma is A Great Place to Live

February 21, 2014

Stillwater OklahomaStillwater Oklahoma, about an hour outside of Oklahoma City, is the county seat of Payne Oklahoma and the 10th largest city in the state. With a diverse economy and access to Oklahoma State University, it was voted among the top 100 places to live in Money Magazine in 2010. And it's home to three amazing Ideal Homes Communities: Boardwalk Estates, Tradan Heights, and The Canyons. Here are some great reasons why we think Stillwater is the place to be. We have almost as much sunshine as Colorado. Summers are sunny and hot, and winters are mild, dry and sunny with an average January high of 47 degrees Fahrenheit, and an average snowfall of only 7.5 inches. We are home to a diverse mix of businesses. We have everything from aerospace to agribusiness. Printing and publishing are also a big export for the area. Oklahoma State University is one of the biggest employers in the area. We are pretty proud of our college teams so it's important to know that OSU athletics, the duck pond, and homecoming are a big deal here. Every year around 70,000 OSU alumni and friends return to campus to participate in "America's Greatest Homecoming Celebration" and parade. Animal lovers around the country are trained her in one of the highest ranked veterinary program in the country. Stillwater has a rural feel with big city access. With it's cute downtown area and shopping district it's got that quaint small town feel while providing easy access to both Oklahoma City and Tulsa. The Red Dirt music scene originated in Stillwater Oklahoma with Bob Childers. Now it's a popular music genre and perfect with lots of live music venues around campus. Eskimo Joes is a great venue to see live bands and enjoy a nice night out. This is a family restaurant that does live music twice a week with an eclectic fun vibe. These are just some of the highlights of Stillwater if you'd like to come out and schedule a tour of one of our three communities I'm sure we can provide you with lots more information on the area.