Kingfisher is vibrant community located just 30 miles northwest of Oklahoma City. Residents enjoy the best qualities of small town rural Oklahoma living along with the culture, history and economic growth most often found in much larger cities.
The community is located on U.S. Highway 81, within 25 minutes of the nation’s interstate crossroads (I-40, I-35 and I-44) and Will Rogers World Airport, offering dozens of direct flights daily. It is served by the Union Pacific railroad and is within 30-mile radius of 314,000 people.
Business Location Benefits
Kingfisher is a business friendly community and the county seat – offering an exceptional workforce, low business costs and several "greenfield" sites for commercial, residential and retail development. It is a growing city offering an industrial park, a new hospital/medical center, several new residential communities and an influx of tourism. Kingfisher is headquarters to Pioneer Telephone Cooperative, the nation’s 3rd largest telephone cooperative – providing state of the art communications service to a major portion of western Oklahoma. Educational opportunities abound with several institutions of higher education located within easy access. The Kingfisher Public School system offers an excellent preparatory education base to students for higher education and excellent vocational/technical training is available at Chisholm Trail Technology Center.
Quality of Life
Born of the famous Land Run in April 1889, Kingfisher became a town overnight. It is home to such notables as Sam Walton and W.C. Coleman, the inventor of the Coleman lantern. Famous for its location along the historic Chisholm Trail today’s Kingfisher provides a great place to live, work and raise a family. Residents benefit from Kingfisher’s low cost of living – which is 23% below the U.S. avg. Major attractions include the Chisholm Trail Museum and Jesse Chisholm statue, Kingfisher Park and Aquatic Center, historic 89er Theatre, Military Memorial , the unique 8-mile Kingfisher Trails, many historic Victorian homes, championship golf and the annual "Kingfisher in Lights" holiday display.