Bellatona is close to Highway 9, Highway 77, and I-35, putting everything from eclectic shopping and dining to a day at Lake Thunderbird just minutes away. Nearby Classen Blvd. has everything you need to get through the week, including chain restaurants and retailers, urgent care facilities, and pharmacies. HWY 77/ 12thAve SE takes you north into the heart of Norman, running just east of the OU campus, or south along I-35 to Purcell and Washington in just 20 minutes. You’re 15 minutes to Lake Thunderbird east on HWY 9 and minutes from I-35 going west.
The 3rdlargest city in the state, Norman is a vibrant and growing community with something for everyone, from young families and professionals to college kids and retirees. Choose from national retailers and restaurant chains near the I-35 corridor or an eclectic college-town vibe near Campus Corner and the historic downtown district. The University of Oklahoma enjoys massive local support, and its myriad sporting and cultural activities always draw a crowd.
If you’re looking for something more small town, Noble is less than 10 minutes south, where you’ll find charming community events like the annual Rose Rock Festival; golf tournaments; and holiday celebrations. Noble is also home to Thunder Valley Raceway, Little River Zoo, six wineries, and numerous parks offering disc golf, walking trails, splash pads, and other recreational activities.
Major Employers in the Norman Area
Bellatona residents don’t need to go far to find exceptional employment opportunities. While Norman is just a short drive to the economic hubs of Moore, Oklahoma City, and Tinker Air Force Base, the city itself is home to an abundance of the area’s major employers, including:
Avara Pharma Technologies
National Center for Employee Development (NCED)—U.S. Postal Service
University of Oklahoma
Norman Regional Hospital
Norman Regional Healthplex
Astellas Pharma Technologies
Hitachi Johnson Controls
Norman Public Schools
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
City of Norman
Griffin Memorial Hospital