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Why live in Chickasha

Mar 12, 2021 Share
Why live in Chickasha
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Enjoy small-town living in Chickasha! Located about 40 miles southwest of Oklahoma City, this town has so much to offer. Chickasha is known for taking great pride in preserving its Native American roots through art festivals and events that highlight the town. 


Geographic size: 22.08 square miles

Population: 16,431

Population Change since 2010: +3.7%

Median Age: 38

Homeownership Rate: 57.2%

Household Median Income: $42,175

Cost of Living: 11.2% lower than the national average

County: Grady


Chickasha has several attractions, festivals and events; here is a list below.


Festival of Lights

Chickasha holds the Festival of Lights every year from Thanksgiving to the end of December. This award-winning festival is located in Shannon Springs Park and features concessions, carriage rides, local shopping and of course pictures with Santa!


Spring Triad

Hosted by the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, the Spring Triad consists of the Montmarte Chalk Festival, the Drovestock Music Festival and the Scholastic Meet. Held annually on the first Thursday of April, 700 artists gather to compete in a chalk art contest. Come out and enjoy 12 hours of live music from various bands and styles of music!  


Christmas Parade

Every year, Chickasha brings the spirit of Christmas to Main Street. The parade features around 40 floats from local businesses to community groups around the area. There may even be a snowball fight at the end of the parade!


Golf Classic

Are you an avid golfer? Chickasha Chamber of Commerce hosts the Annual Golf Classic for members of golf clubs to showcase their golfing skills and to network with the community.


Explore other attractions in Chickasha! Enjoy the outdoors at Lake Burtschi or Lake Chickasha and take friends and family out boating, fishing or for a picnic. Explore museums, such as the Grady County Historical Society Museum.


Visit the Chickasha Chamber’s website for more information about these events.

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