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Living in Norman

It matters where you live. In Norman, Oklahoma you’ll enjoy the cultural and intellectual lifestyle of a university town known for putting its community first.

Living in Norman

Norman is a vibrant college town filled with Sooner spirit and plenty to see and do. Campus Corner is an historic four-block area exploding with shops, services, and restaurants. Annual events and festivals bring together residents and visitors by the thousands, such as the Norman Medieval Fair, Jazz in June, and the Summer Breeze Concert Series. 
 
The city is home to more than 50 parks and recreational areas, including disc golf courses, sports complexes, and pools, not to mention a range of museums and theatres. Norman is an affordable city and, with its walkable, tree-lined streets, an attractive and accessible one, too. 

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Home in Oklahoma

While living in Norman, you’ll find yourself surrounded by opportunities for discoveries and day trips. 
 
You’re a short drive from Oklahoma City, home to the bustling Bricktown entertainment district, Frontier City amusement park, and countless other cultural, educational, entertainment, and recreational attractions. How about a trek to other Midwest metros? Tulsa, the state’s second largest city, is just under two hours away, and Dallas, Texas, is about a three-hour drive. 
 
Outdoor enthusiasts can escape to recreational hotspots in nearby Arbuckle County, such as Turner Falls Park and the Chickasaw National Recreation Area. History buffs might want to explore the section of Route 66 that runs through the region, including a stop at Pop’s—a landmark diner known for its 7,000 flavors of soda. 
 
We’re proud to call the Sooner State home, and we hope you’ll explore all Oklahoma has to offer.

Explore Norman

You won’t go hungry in Norman with its dozens of dining options.

Dining in Norman

OU offers a great variety of on-campus housing options.

On-Campus Housing

Attend one of the hundreds of concerts that comes to Norman each year, and don’t miss any of the year-round festivals.

Norman Events

Norman Fast Facts

Known as the “City of Festivals”

20 miles to Oklahoma City

3 hour drive to Dallas

Established in 1889

Updated 08/17/2017 by OU Law: lawcommunications@ou.edu

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