Communities / Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

suburban • midwest, USA

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Broken Arrow, a suburb just east of Tulsa, features a newly revitalized Downtown District. Photo credit: rawf8 /
Life in Broken Arrow

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About Broken Arrow

Located in northeast Oklahoma, Broken Arrow offers small-town charm and a relaxed, suburban lifestyle. Residents enjoy low crime rates, excellent schools, affordable housing, and a multitude of parks and attractions. Take in a show at the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center or Community Playhouse, then check out the Rose District for shopping, arts, and entertainment. Nature lovers can explore 41 city park facilities, including splash pads, skate parks, and a 3-mile walking trail in the Ray Harral Nature Center. Foodies will love the old family recipes at Smokies Hickory House BBQ and the local favorite pastries at Merritt’s Bakery. Celebrate the city’s culture and heritage during Broken Arrow’s annual Rooster Days, the oldest festival in Oklahoma. Sports fans can cheer on one of the many teams in nearby Tulsa, including the Golden Eagles of Oral Roberts University, the University of Tulsa Golden Hurricane, and the FC Tulsa Soccer Club. A short, 20-minute drive away, Tulsa International Airport offers direct flights to popular destinations like Orlando, Chicago, Los Angeles, and more.



Internet Speed Rating

1000 Mbps

Closest Airport

Tulsa International Airport • 15 mi

Weather (High/Low)

93 / 29

Median Home Value (3BR, 2BA)



Broken Arrow, now known as the Happiest City in Oklahoma, was first settled by the Muscogee (Creek) tribe, who were removed to these lands in the early 1800s as part of The Trail of Tears. The symbol of a broken arrow means “peace.”
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