11 Reasons To Drop Everything And Move To This One City In Oklahoma
Known as the “Crown Jewel of Oklahoma,” Edmond recently made the list for Time Money Magazine’s
Best 50 Places To Live In 2016. They analyzed over 60 factors including taxes, education, health care, jobs and more to determine the best hometowns. Edmond is located just north of Oklahoma City and has a population of just over 90,000 residents. Take a look at some of what Edmond has to offer.
1. Edmond was the only city in Oklahoma to make it on the 2016 list. Edmond is known for great education and has one of the top school districts in the state.
2. Arcadia Lake is a beautiful lake that is great for fishing blue catfish, largemouth bass, bluegill and channel catfish. Plus it's a favorite outdoor spot for residents.
3. The city is also home to The University of Central Oklahoma - one of Oklahoma's fastest growing colleges and a major employer for the city. Along with UCO, you'll find two other colleges: Herbert W. Armstrong College and Oklahoma Christian University.
4. There are also over 20 stunning parks around town to enjoy the lovely outdoors.
5. And many spots to find a peaceful place to relax.
6. The city is known for beautiful neighborhoods and low commute times.
7. Along with new shopping centers and architecture.
8. Even at night you can find well-lit areas to dine out or shop.
9. It's also home to the famous Downtown Edmond Arts Festival held every year for the last 40 years, showcasing art from over 100 artists across the country.
10. The city also supports local art. From murals to sculptures to stained glass, you'll find unique public art pieces all around town.
11. Downtown Edmond is full of charm and is a great spot to enjoy a meal or shop in local boutiques.
Edmond is located in Oklahoma County just 13 miles north of Oklahoma City. For driving directions, click
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