With a city motto like “A Great Place to Grow,” you know you’ve found someplace special. Edmond, Oklahoma is a suburb of Oklahoma City and it is such a great place that CNBC named it the number one “Perfect Suburb” in 2011. When you rent an apartment in Edmond, you’ll be just minutes north of downtown Oklahoma City.
Arcadia Lake, situated on Edmond’s east side, is a popular destination for the entire metro area – it is a 1,820-acre reservoir that offers fantastic fishing as well as boating, camping, hiking, mountain biking, waterskiing, jet-skiing, and horseback riding. The area also has a disc golf course, picnic pavilions, swimming beaches, campgrounds, and boat ramps.
After choosing your Edmond apartment, be sure to catch a performance at Armstrong Auditorium – this venue makes every show memorable with its Swarovski chandeliers, cherry wood veneers, Iranian onyx, Spanish marble and a Baccarat crystal candelabra. Whether you catch a performance by the Russian National Ballet, attend the symphony, or see a jazz performer, you’ll enjoy being in one of the area’s finest auditoriums.
Downtown Edmond is an amazing destination – wide sidewalks, public art, fantastic shops, and fine restaurants will entice you to visit frequently after settling into your new apartment in Edmond. Downtown is also the location of the farmer’s market and a variety of festivals and events, including the Old Fashioned Fall Festival, the Downtown Edmond Art Festival, and LibertyFest – considered one of the nation’s best July 4th festivals.
You may be thinking that apartments in Edmond are “all that and a bag of chips.” Actually, Edmond is all that and a college town! The University of Central Oklahoma, the third-largest university in the state and one of the oldest in the southwest dating back to 1890, is located here. UCO is a public, land-grant university that ranks among the top 10 percent of Forbes Magazine’s list of America’s best colleges.