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.
Proud of its Czech heritage, Prague is a charming city located just 45 minutes east of Greater Oklahoma City. The community of 2300 offers an exceptional blending of the best qualities of a rural lifestyle with a close proximity to the attractions in nearby Chandler, Shawnee and Oklahoma City.
Prague is primarily a commuter town - offering excellent schools and diversified economy based on agribusiness, energy, light manufacturing, and tourism.
Business and Location Advantages
Prague is an ideal location for light manufacturing and distribution - located on Highways 99 and 62 between Oklahoma City and Tulsa - which offers a market of nearly 2 million within a 60-mile radius. The community is located just 7 miles north of Interstate 40 - the key east-west commercial U.S. interstate Highway. It is just minutes away from Tinker AFB and Logistics Center - the world' largest jet engine maintenance center. The community offers several choice sites, a productive workforce, municipal airport, low cost of doing business and customized industry training at nearby Gordon Cooper Career Tech - one of the nation's premier educational and training institutions.
Quality of Life
Located in Lincoln County, the city was originally settled by Czech immigrants in 1891, who gave their new town the name "Prague." It is home to quality schools, growing businesses and shops and restaurants. It is a safe place to live and raise a family with a cost of living 20% below the U.S. average.
On the first Saturday of May each year Prague hosts an annual 'Kolache Festival' - the Czech celebration which features the fruit-filled pastry, named for the event. Over 25,000 visitors fill the streets to celebrate the Czech culture brought from the 'old country.'
Visit the Prague Historical Museum, or walk the meditative grounds of the National Shrine of the Infant Jesus of Prague at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church. The 300 year old shrine was re-established here when Prague, Czechoslovakia fell behind the Iron Curtain.Jim Thorpe Boulevard, which is named for the town's most famous son, the Olympic athlete Jim Thorpe.