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Area Description

Stillwater is a small community with vibrancy, according to CNN/Money Magazine which ranked Stillwater on its list of "American's Best Small cities. Stillwater has much to offer residents of all ages and interests, with affordable housing and proximity to excellent medical care. It is home to 20 parks, with biking and jogging routes which transverse the community. With a warm and friendly attitude, a thriving downtown and countless cultural , entertainment and sports activities, there is always something to do. Oklahoma State University offers a beautiful campus, educational, volunteer and employment opportunities. Golf Digest named Stillwater among the top 10 golfing communitites in American for retirees. There are five area lakes offering boating, fishing, camping, picnicking, skiing and sailing. As the first Certified Retirement Community in Oklahoma, Stillwater offers a variety of services and facilities necessary to assist retirees as they age. It provides personal and community safety, with a crime rate that is 33% below the national average. Public transportation is provided by the Community/OSU transit system that is open to the public and is ADA compliant; taxi service and First Capitol Trolley are also available. Stillwater is conveniently located in the center of three commercial airline facilities: Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma city, Tulsa International Airport and the Wichita Airport. Stillwater is the whole package.

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   In addition to educational and volunteer opportunities, Stillwater offers recreational and leisure activities including golfing, water recreation, crafts and instruction at Multi Arts Center, Senior center activities, cultural and performing arts through community and universwity theatre and top-ranked collegiate sporting events through Oklahoma State University in football, basketball, soccer, baseball/softball, wresting and more. Annual festivals, County Fair and the Stillwater Public Library offer unique services and programs.

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Okllahoma State University has performing arts and concert events year round. Additional concert and performing arts are provided through Stillwater Community Center. Little league and public school sports/performing arts activities are abundant as well.

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Transportation is provided by the Community/OSU transit system that is open to the public and is ADA compliant; taxi service and First Capitol Trolley are also available.

Medical Facilities


Stillwater Medical Center is a 129 bed full service, 24-hour regional hospital, with a 24-ho0ur emergency room, same day surgery, cancer center, diagnostic radiology, nuclear lab and pharmacy service. Stillwater offers an outpatient surgery center, and 3 urgent care clinics. There are 70 physicians representing 20 specilities.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  23.0  36.0  49.0  1.4 "
 Feb  27.0  40.0  53.0  1.8 "
 Mar  36.0  49.0  62.0  3.2 "
 Apr  45.0  58.5  72.0  3.4 "
 May  56.0  67.5  79.0  5.1 "
 Jun  65.0  76.0  87.0  5.0 "
 Jul  70.0  81.5  93.0  3.1 "
 Aug  68.0  80.5  93.0  3.2 "
 Sep  59.0  72.0  85.0  3.9 "
 Oct  47.0  60.5  74.0  3.3 "
 Nov  36.0  48.5  61.0  2.4 "
 Dec  26.0  38.0  50.0  1.7 "


The average temperature ranges from 35 degrees in December and January to 83 degrees in July and August. Stillwater's rainfall is mostly consistent with the national average with the majority occurring in May and September.

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Cost of Living for Stillwater, OK

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Job or Volunteer Opportunities

Stillwater has an abundance of part-time work and volunteer opportunities. Stillwater Medical Center, the City of Stillwater, Oklahoma State University, Special Olympics (state finals), churches, food pantries, public schools, museums, and others depend on volunteer and community service people. Part-time work is a way of life in Stillwater, as businesses are flexible in working 2 or 3 people into one full-time position.

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