Are you looking to live in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma? Learn everything you need to know in preparation to live here!
Located in northeast Oklahoma, Broken Arrow is the fourth largest city in the state, making it one of the fastest-growing areas in Oklahoma. It is situated fifteen miles east of Tulsa on the Muskogee and Creek turnpikes and State Highway 51.
The first permanent settlers in 1836 were the Muscogee (Creek) Indians in this part area.
Residents in Broken Arrow enjoy a high quality of life, characterized by low crime, high performing schools, affordable housing, and easy access to many parks and recreational facilities. The City fosters a sense of community by sponsoring seasonal festivals and events each year, including Rooster Days, a local Farmers Market, and musical performances in the park. With destination attractions in the Rose District, the Performing Arts Center, Warren Theatre, and more, residents have plentiful options for shopping, dining, cultural, and entertainment activities.
A wide range of businesses and industries call Broken Arrow home. In fact, it’s ranked third in the state of Oklahoma for its concentration of manufacturers. Some of the city’s employers include: FlightSafety International, FedEx Ground, Blue Bell Creameries and Windstream Communications.
Broken Arrow Public Schools provides education through 25 schools including 15 elementary schools, five middle schools, and five secondary schools.
Broken Arrow is also home to Northeastern State University (Broken Arrow Campus), Tulsa Technology Center (Broken Arrow Campus) and Rhema Bible Training Center.
The Tulsa City-County Library System is accessible at the city’s two libraries, Broken Arrow Library and South Broken Arrow Library.
In 2016, Yelp named Broken Arrow the 9th Most Customer Friendly U.S. City and Zippia named it one of the top 10 happiest mid-size cities in America.
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