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.
The community of Tuttle one of central Oklahoma’s fastest-growing. Located just southwest of Oklahoma City, the community of 6,000 has registered population growth of over 40% in the past ten years.
Located just east of the famous Chisholm Trail, Tuttle was incorporated in 1906 and developed as a farming and ranching community. Today it has also become a thriving bedroom community to Greater Oklahoma City. Tuttle residents enjoy a high standard of living which is reflected in the 53% increase in residential growth since 1990 with most houses built with living areas of at least 2,000 sq ft.
Agriculture products from the area include: wheat, cotton, corn, alfalfa hay, Bermuda grass hay, and cattle. The nearby Braum’s Dairy, the largest farm in the area, is located just outside the city’s limits and has a market presence spanning several states.
The Tuttle Public School system has four schools: Tuttle Elementary (grades K-3), Tuttle Middle School (grades 6-8), Tuttle Intermediate School (grades 4-5), and Tuttle High School (grades 9-12). There is a 73 percentile of graduating students continuing on to college.
The community has a long sports tradition and its high school team, the Tigers, have earned many championships:
The town was named in 1902 after a local cattleman and rancher, J. H. (Jim) Tuttle.
Tuttle is home to Jason White, the 2003 Heisman Trophy Winner, Tiger Safari, Oklahoma’s walk-thru exotic wildlife educational zoological facility, the massive Braum’s Dairy operation and the annual Ice Cream Festival.
Tim Young, City Manager
301 West Main Street
Tuttle, OK 73089-9061