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Many people equate “quality of life” with a lot of recreational activities or a busy social calendar. We believe that it’s more than that. In Okmulgee, we believe it’s living your life in a place where your personal interests and professional goals have the best chance to blossom and grow.  


Okmulgee will give you the “small-town feeling” where you can “always run into someone you know.” Okmulgee’s quality of life also includes the bright lights of the big city because you’re just a short distance from the Tulsa metroplex. Walk around our city. Talk to our people. You’ll see what we mean.

Cost of Living

Low cost of living, high quality of life. Those benefits are just the beginning in Okmulgee. We’re proud of what we’ve built here, and we work hard to keep it alive.


Quality education is vitally important to any community, and Okmulgee County is no exception. We have 9 public school districts and 1 private school within Okmulgee County, providing a solid foundation for students to achieve success.  

For those students seeking vocational programs, the Green Country Technology Center has been serving Okmulgee County high school students (as well as adult students) for over 30 years. And Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology is available for those who wish to pursue associate or bachelor’s degrees. The College of Muscogee Nation, while primarily focused on members of a Native American tribe, also offers programs to non-tribal students.

Lifestyle & Recreation

Okmulgee offers the best of city and country here in Okmulgee.  We’re home to a historic downtown that’s undergoing a dramatic renaissance in a main street district that boasts nearly 10 various architectural styles. There are barbecue and homestyle restaurants, farmer’s market, hiking trails, rodeos, and family-oriented festivals and special events on a monthly schedule throughout the year, such as the OrangeFest, Pecan Festival, Harvest Spoon Chili Fest, Muscogee Creek Nation Festival, Eats and Beats, and the bi-annual Airfest.

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