Neighborhood

Oklahoma City: Livin' the Good Life in the Midwest

Oklahoma City is the capital as well as the largest city in the state of Oklahoma. Oklahoma City, located in the Great Plains region, features one of the largest livestock markets in the world. Oil, natural gas, petroleum products are the largest sector of the local economy. Oklahoma City sits on the Interstate 35 Corridor, which is one of the primary travel corridors into neighboring Texas and Mexico. The city is home to many theatres including the Lyric Theatre, Jewel Box Theatre, and the Kirkpatrick Auditorium. In addition to its performing arts centers, it contains multiple museums that focus on an array of subjects: The Science Museum of Oklahoma, the International Photography Hall of Fame, and the Museum of Osteology, which houses more than 300 real animal skeletons, are the most popular. If you are more of a sports enthusiast, you are in luck! Oklahoma City is home to several professional sports teams including the Oklahoma Thunder of the NBA and the Oklahoma City Dodgers of the MiLB. Other points of interest in the city include the Crystal Bridge, the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden, and Frontier City theme park.