Discovering Owasso

Images from the city of Owasso.

Discovering Owasso

April 11, 2022

At Homes by Taber, there’s nothing we value more than building incredible, carefully-crafted homes throughout one-of-a-kind communities in the Tulsa and Oklahoma City regional areas—and the quaint town of Owasso is making its exciting debut to the Taber family. From amazing school districts to extreme livability and everything in between, there’s no doubt that Owasso is the perfect place to call home for families of all shapes and sizes. 

Located on the outskirts of Tulsa, Owasso is home to our upcoming Hawks Landing At Stone Canyon community with many more to add in the future, and we can’t wait for our future residents to not only love their Taber home and community—but the entire town as well. Owasso offers an array of distinctive amenities, entertainment opportunities and incentives for its residents—and the reasons to stay are nearly endless. Continue reading to find out more about Owasso and why it is the perfect place for your forever home. 

A growing community

Owasso, Oklahoma is a picturesque, charming suburb located about 15 miles northeast of the city of Tulsa. With an average annual growth rate of 3% or better, the family-friendly town is one of the fastest growing cities in the entire state—making Owasso a major contributor to the Tulsa economy and community. Owasso takes immense pride in its history and character, with roots as a railroad settlement beginning in 1881. After almost a century of operating as a small township, Owasso was incorporated as a city in 1972—growing in population, development and opportunity ever since. 

Ranked by niche.com as the third best place to buy a home in the Tulsa area, and the fourth best place to raise a family in Oklahoma—it’s no surprise that approximately 36,000 people call this sought-after suburb home, and the number is constantly increasing. In addition to its ideal location near a major metropolitan area, the city offers residents a quality lifestyle with a strong and committed city government, low crime rate, affordability, top notch emergency services and a wide variety of cultural activities. Owasso always maintains a strong sense of community in a hometown environment, and residents are constantly working toward bettering and growing the innovative, tight-knit town. 

Big city resources, small town feel

Owasso’s prime location offers the big city advantages with a small town atmosphere, accompanied by friendly neighbors and a relaxed pace. With close proximity to Tulsa, residents of Owasso appreciate the convenience of the area while cherishing their peace and quiet. The job market near Owasso brings endless opportunities to residents, as a number of major corporations are located in immediate proximity to Owasso—including Boeing, American Airlines, Verizon, National Steak and Poultry and Whirlpool. Come home from a day of working in downtown Tulsa to your serene and tranquil Taber home in Owasso, and enjoy the big city resources and opportunities while maintaining the perfect amount of that small town, suburban feel. 

Living close to the city allows for the perfect balance in lifestyles, ensuring that you have just the right amount of distance and convenience in your Taber home. In Owasso, your neighbors are your friends, and the entire community is your family. Enjoy the easy commute to the city and all of its amenities while appreciating the slower pace, optimized space, surrounding nature and overall comfort and bliss of Owasso.

Thriving schools

Owasso's citizens are keenly aware of the essential value of quality education and are dedicated to furthering Owasso's educational system. The city's school system enjoys an exceptionally high level of parent involvement and an active education foundation that funds innovative teaching programs. Owasso Public Schools serves almost 10,000 students aged K-12 in nine elementary schools, three intermediate schools, one high school and one nationally recognized alternative academy. Owasso was the state's first school system to introduce foreign language at the elementary level and boasts state-of-the-art computer training capabilities. 

The school district also has a wide variety of sports, and holds the honor of 7 state baseball championships and 4 runner ups within the last 12 years, as well as other athletic and academic accomplishments. From an excellent athletic program to an abundance of extracurricular activities, there is something for every student in Owasso.  

Amazing amenities and attractions

No matter what type of person you are, Owasso has an array of options to keep you and your family entertained and involved. Sip on delicious wine and explore the winemaking process for a nice weekend at the local Arri’bin Hills Winery, or enjoy local beer and amazing food at the staple Bricktown Brewery. For the food connoisseurs, visit some of the best restaurants in town—Los Cabos Mexican Grill & Cantina, Larry’s Fried Chicken, Coney I-Lander, Goldie’s Patio Grill, Eggbert’s, as well as a variety of regional and national chains. Find fresh products during the spring and summer months at the Owasso Farmers Market where almost all fruits and vegetables are sold the day they are picked and the entire town gathers for an enjoyable time. 

For the shoppers of the family, Owasso has quickly become a retail haven for northeast Oklahoma. The tight-knit town offers everything from unique local shops to massive retail stores, and residents can get nearly anything they need without leaving town. For a fun day and an interesting adventure, learn about the city’s history with a visit to the Owasso Historical Museum, housed in a one-of-a-kind converted grocery store. The whole family will love Funtastic Island, with a spacious playground filled with fun equipment and sheltered picnic areas, as well as Wheels and Thrills, where you and your kids can enjoy indoor skating, arcades and laser tag. During the summer, check out the Berry Farm for berry picking, and for holiday festivities during winter, the Owasso Christmas Tree and Berry Farm is one that can’t be missed. 

For the sports and outdoor enthusiasts, Bailey Ranch Golf Club is an Owasso gem with options for the entire family and scenic views, as well as the Bailey Grille for when you get hungry. Nature lovers should visit the butterfly garden at Friendship Park or enjoy the gorgeous walking trails at the amazing Centennial Park. Residents frequently take their furry friends to Owasso’s Waggin’ Trail Dog Park, and Owasso Sports Park North makes for a fantastic sports complex to loosen your muscles and watch local sporting events. These represent just the start of incredible amenities that Owasso has to offer, and citizens never lack activities and entertainment to engage in—both indoors and outdoors.

Choose Taber

At Homes by Taber, our mission is to build incredible homes and communities throughout the best locations in the Tulsa and Oklahoma City areas—and our upcoming community in Owasso embodies all of our highest qualities and values. Since we were first established, we’ve always been committed to meeting our customers' needs beyond their expectations—and we know that the town of Owasso has everything you’ve ever hoped for and more.

We’re just getting started in Owasso, and our communities there will have incredible access to the city benefits while maintaining the perfect amount of small-town features. With the amazing location and amenities of Owasso combined with the highest-quality homes from Taber, you can achieve your dream home in no time. We know you will discover that choosing Taber in Owasso is more than just deciding on a quality community, it’s deciding on quality living. 

For more information about our upcoming Tulsa communities or to find out more about our current communities in Oklahoma City—feel free give us a call at (405) 984-1185 in OKC or (918) 393-4149 in Tulsa or fill out our online form to get started today.

*Photo(s) used in main graphic via cityofowasso.com/

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