Quality of Life

Whether you are considering a new manufacturing, commercial business or retail operation, Purcell offers the right location for you.

Agribusiness Area

Growing in the bluffs overlooking the South Canadian River, Purcell has a unique and rich history. Founded as a railroad town in 1887, Purcell has served as a major agribusiness area and the center for the state's equestrian industry. The Chickasaw Nation also is located within the region, and is a major supporter of business and industry with close ties to the management of the City of Purcell.

Cost of Living

Purcell offers a cost of living that is 18% below the U.S. average, has little congestion, and is home to one of the state’s top public school systems (including a new $14 million high school campus).

Business & Recreation

Purcell’s historic main street hosts thriving businesses, including several great restaurants, antique dealers, bed and breakfasts, and gift shops. 


Recreational opportunities include:

  • Excellent golf at Brent Bruehl Course
  • Fishing and boating on Purcell Lake
  • Horse ranch tours
  • Major National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and professional sports are accessible in nearby Norman and Oklahoma City
  • NHRA track
  • Visiting nearby winery


New High School and Junior High School serves the students and community. Mid-America Technology Center in Wayne serves more than 15,000 students in eight counties. It offers training to local companies to improve skill levels and graduates to earn better wages.