Ardmore’s Community Profile
Ardmore is one of the Best Cities to Start A Business
The Ardmore Development Authority offers a single point of contact for information, proposals, planning, and site assistance.
Get More for Your Business
Save More for Your Business
The cost of doing business in Ardmore, Oklahoma is significantly less than most of the nation. Low construction costs, utility rates, overhead, housing costs, and taxes make Ardmore a highly desirable business location. View our utility company contacts.
Earn More for Your Business
When you get more and save more, you earn more. New and expanding companies often tell us that locating in Ardmore, Oklahoma was one of their best business decisions.
A Central Location for Your Business
Ardmore, Oklahoma is ideally situated between 2 major metropolitan areas – Dallas and Oklahoma City. Our location makes Ardmore the logical choice for distribution, warehouse, and manufacturing operations.
Interstate 35 runs directly through the west side of Ardmore, providing easy north-south access for travel and shipment of goods to the central section of the country, as well as Canada and Mexico. Learn more about the highways, railways, and airports near Ardmore.
Metro Markets within 100 Miles
|Source: Rand McNally|
|Denton, Texas (University of North Texas)||75|
|Norman, Oklahoma (University of Oklahoma)||75|
|Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex, Texas||90|
|Greater Oklahoma City, Oklahoma||90|
Public and private funding alike create a sense of community spirit and pride, easily seen in the many public parks, performance and sports centers, memorials, and holiday displays that enhance life in Ardmore, Oklahoma.
The Goddard Center for the Visual and Performing Arts stands today as a testimonial to the dream of Ethel McClure Goddard, Ardmore educator and librarian. Dedicated to the memory of her husband, Charles B. Goddard, the Center provides Southern Oklahoma with a vital cultural complex serving theatre, dance, music and visual art.
Listed in the National Historic Registry, Ardmore’s popular Dornick Hills Golf & Country Club is one of the oldest and most prestigious clubs in Oklahoma. It boasts the first Oklahoman golf club affiliation with the United States Golf Association, as well as being the site of numerous tournaments including the Ardmore Open, a PGA tour event, from 1952 to 1954. It is also home to the clubs signature event “The Oilmen’s” since 1963, and the premier college event of the region “The Maxwell” for over 10 years.
Awards for Economic Development
Over the years, the Ardmore Development Authority has been consistently recognized for excellence in economic development.