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.
Metropolitan statistical areas are geographic entities defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for use by Federal statistical agencies in collecting, tabulating, and publishing Federal statistics. An MSA contains a core urban area of 50,000 or more population, consists of one or more counties and includes the counties containing the core urban area, as well as any adjacent counties that have a high degree of social and economic integration (as measured by commuting to work) with the urban core.
Newcastle is a fast growing community where metropolitan amenities meet small town living. The city of 7500 is located just south of the Oklahoma City metro area and is the largest city in McClain County. It is one of the state's most desirable and attractive cities in which to do business and live.
Newcastle sprawls through the South Canadian River valley from Oklahoma City in the north to Norman in the southeast. It is the gateway to the Tri-City communities of Blanchard, Newcastle and Tuttle. With 26 miles of state highway running directly through the city, Newcastle offers prime frontage on Interstate 35 to the south and Interstate 44 to the north, with immediate access to the HE Bailey Turnpike (to Lawton/Fort Sill). Will Rogers International Airport is just 10 minutes away.
Newcastle welcomes new business - it is an ideal location for retail and commercial development, including light manufacturing and distribution, R&D and business services facilities.
Companies have Immediate access to the Oklahoma City labor force area (650,000), traffic counts in excess of 145,000 daily, dozens of excellent Greenfield sites – with an expanding, quality infrastructure, competitive utility costs, the nation's premier industrial and technology training system and an overall low cost of doing business.
Quality of Life
The community began in 1894 as a part of the Chickasaw Nation in Indian Territory. Once thriving dairy country, Newcastle has grown to be a rural suburban community offering top rated schools, low crime rate quiet neighborhoods and plenty of activities. The Chickasaw Nation still maintains a strong business presence in the area.
The Newcastle Public School System has been recognized both on the state and national levels for exceptional teachers and instructional programs. Over 20 2 year and 4 year colleges are within 30 minutes – including the University of Oklahoma. Newcastle neighborhoods offer a wide variety of old and new – from farms and ranches to modern developments. The cost of living is 17% below the US avg. The town has 7 golf courses, 6 movie theatres, 2 shopping malls and access to 4 hospitals. Newcastle is family-friendly town with many activities the whole family can enjoy, including sporting events and annual festivals.
Newcastle Chamber of Commerce
820 N. Main
PO Box 1006
Newcastle, OK 73065
Phone: (405) 387-3232
Fax: (405) 387-3885
City of Newcastle
422 S. Main
PO Box 179
Newcastle, OK 73065
Phone: (405) 387-4427
Fax: (405) 387-4797