Communities / Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Tulsa, Oklahoma

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A shot of the Tulsa skyline.
Life in Tulsa

About Tulsa

Nestled in northeastern Oklahoma, Tulsa is located on the Arkansas River. Part of historic Route 66, Tulsa is renowned for its art deco architecture. Plentiful outdoor recreation spaces provide entertainment for all ages. Explore one of 135 parks spanning 6,553 acres, including the Redbud Valley Nature Preserve. Enjoy 57 miles of walking trails, 227 sports fields and 99 playgrounds. Visit the Tulsa Zoo and see 3,000 animals, including the Lemur Grotto, Sea Lion Cove and the African Plains. Grab a bite to eat in downtown Tulsa, or head to the BOK (Bank of Oklahoma) Center, an 18,000-seat arena known for sporting events, concerts and family-friendly activities. Watch a Broadway show or see your first opera at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. Tour the Woodie Guthrie Center and learn about the artist whose voice encouraged equality and social justice. Take selfies under wrought-iron arches at Philbrook Gardens, which features 25 acres of Italian-inspired landscapes and was recently named “The Most Beautiful Place in Oklahoma.” After strolling the gardens, admire European, African, American and Asian art collections at the adjoining Philbrook Museum of Art. Also, as an incentive for working professionals, Tulsa offers $10,000 to anyone interested in relocating to the city. Just five minutes from downtown, the Tulsa International Airport offers non-stop flights to many destinations including Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Denver, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Los Angeles and Orlando.

Population

766,000

Internet Speed Rating

1000 Mbps

Closest Airport

Tulsa International Airport • 9 mi

Weather (High/Low)

93 / 28

Median Home Value (3BR, 2BA)

$137,740

FUN FACT


Once known as the oil capital of the world, Tulsa is home to the United States’ sixth-tallest statue. Located outside the Tulsa Expo Center, the “Golden Driller” stands 75 feet tall and weighs 43,500 pounds. Originally designed in 1952 for the International Petroleum Exposition, it’s one of Tulsa’s most photographed sites.
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