Greater Oklahoma City is in the geographic center of North America equidistant from the east and west coasts and major trade partners of Canada and Mexico. The ten county region is at the crossroads of the U.S., sitting at the heart of three major national highways on the NAFTA corridor.
There's a reason Greater Oklahoma City is such a great place for business: Location. The ten county region is positioned within a day's drive of the rapidly-growing south-central region (OK, TX, AR, LA) projected to grow more than 44% during the next 25 years.
Logan County is located in central Oklahoma, adjacent to Oklahoma County and just 30 miles north of downtown Oklahoma City. The county encompasses 742 sq. miles.
Interstate 35 traverses Logan County and offers easy access and a convenient transportation corridor to I-40 and I-44. The county is served by the BNSF Railroad and the growing Guthrie-Edmond Regional Airport.
Logan County is the 5th fastest growing county in Oklahoma, measuring 16% growth since 1990. The current population is 37,000 and is included in the 1.2 million Oklahoma City MSA.
Logan County is home to Guthrie, a charming Victorian city that once served as Oklahoma's capital city. It is on the national Register of Historic Places, a major tourist destination and serves as the county seat. Other major cities include Langston, Crescent, Cashion and Mulhall.
Logan County offers a diverse mix of industry, including agribusiness, manufacturing (including aerospace) and retail trade/tourism. Educational opportunities abound at the 10 colleges and universities that are within a 45 minute drive. The county has many towns that provide a technology and business friendly atmosphere designed to encourage economic development. The Logan County Economic Development Council provides confidential site location assistance to potential business developers and manufacturing companies.
Settled by the Land Run of April 22, 1889, Logan County was designated County No. 1 when Oklahoma Territory was organized in 1890. It was later named for Senator John A. Logan of Illinois, popular Civil War general.
Logan County is a member of the 10-county Greater Oklahoma City Partnership, a strategic economic development organization providing confidential site location assistance. For current comparative data about this county please click on the menu items to the left.
Logan County Economic Development Council
212 W. Oklahoma
Guthrie, OK 73044