Prairie Queen Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The Prairie Queen neighborhood is an attractive option for people in Oklahoma City who want a safe, friendly neighborhood to raise their families. The suburban area offers a respite from the metropolitan area without being too far from the attractions and entertainment of downtown Oklahoma City.
The neighborhood has an active neighborhood watch organization which also brings community events and improvements to Prairie Queen, creating a close-knit environment. The association has helped to improve the landscaping in the area by building an entrance that recognizes the county’s Native American tribes and the planting of new trees.
Prairie Queen is located in southwest Oklahoma City, between the neighborhoods of Hillcrest and Southern Oaks. Its boundaries are Southwest 60th Street to the north, Southwest 72nd Street to the south, Blackwelder Avenue to the east, and Pennsylvania Avenue to the west.
Prairie Queen Elementary School caters to students in kindergarten through fifth grade. It is also a popular location for residents looking to take advantage of the school’s playground and open space. Jefferson Middle School is just south of Prairie Queen Elementary School and handles junior high students in the neighborhood.
A popular recreational location near Prairie Queen is Taylor Park, which is just off the southeastern corner of the neighborhood. The 7.2-acre park includes a pool and a community center that houses activities for seniors and children. A creek runs through the park, giving residents a scenic location for picnics and other recreation. There is also a basketball court at the park.