Broken Arrow, OK Real Estate, Broken Arrow Area and Community Information
Once a bedroom community for nearby Tulsa, Broken Arrow has emerged in recent decades as an economic center in its own right. A Broken Arrow Realtor can help you explore settling in this idyllic community whether you'll be commuting to Tulsa or working in Broken Arrow. With a population of just over 100,000, more people are moving to the area and homes for sale in Broken Arrow don't stay on the market long. Low crime rates, excellent schools and a tight-knit community make Broken Arrow OK real estate among the most desirable in the region.
At the Broken Arrow History Museum
newcomers and lifelong residents alike can discover why Broken Arrow properties have remained popular since the town's founding in 1902. The name comes from a Creek Native American settlement that was just a few miles south of the modern day downtown.
From its earliest years, most of the people who chose Broken Arrow real estate worked in the agricultural industry. Over the years, the economy evolved to include other industries. Growth has been rapid, and should be expected to continue in the future.
Parks and Recreation
People who purchase Broken Arrow homes will be delighted with the number and diversity of public facilities. Many Broken Arrow OK homes are located conveniently close to the more than 30 community parks
and sports complexes that are managed by the city. Amenities include trails, sports courts, playgrounds, a nature center and a skate park.
Two public aquatics facilities
are available and two community centers
ensure that citizens can stay fit and active.
Attractions and Activities
Choosing Broken Arrow Homes for sale just makes sense for people who like to stay busy. Persimmon Hollow Village
is the perfect stop for those wanting an authentic look at what life was like on the frontier. Theatergoers will want to have the shows that are regularly presented at the Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
on their calendar. Several great golf courses
, both public and private, are found in the area. The Rose District
, Broken Arrow's charming historic downtown, always has something fun and interesting happening. Buying real estate in Broken Arrow is a wonderful way to get involved in an active community.
The Broken Arrow home buyer should be prepared to enjoy the Rooster Days Festival
each May in downtown. Festivities include a parade, pageant, live entertainment, plenty of rides and a footrace.
Many are looking forward to the emergence of the downtown summer pop-up shops. This event will feature shops specialized in art, gifts, home goods and décor, apparel and accessories, specialty food, books, sporting goods, pets, and art/culture related retail items.
Residents can be on the look out for new shops poping up in may until the end of june.
Many choose to unleash their inner artist at the Chalk It Up festival June 6 & 7. Artists who register to compete will have a section on Main Street on which to create their masterpiece.
The Taste of Summer
, which celebrates local restaurants, happens each year in July. Do not hesitate to ask us about fun community events that happen regularly in and near Broken Arrow.