Growth, Progress, Community
Moore is the seventh largest city in Oklahoma with the state’s largest municipality; nearly 600,000 residents. The community retains a distinct and comfortable sense of place, with an easy lifestyle that holds broad appeal and amenities for every age. It’s scenic, with tree-lined streets and shady canopies lending to quiet surroundings, yet close to major attractions and employers, such as Will Rogers World Airport, Tinker Air Force Base and the University of Oklahoma.
Moore’s housing opportunities run the gamut of choices from established wooded neighborhoods to newly formed or growing subdivisions. There are neighborhoods in suburban settings and choices of rural properties with acreage. Increasingly, there are attractive and varied multi-family housing choices in Moore that include dog parks, golf courses, and walkways. The surrounding area have offer attractive, safe housing in neighborhoods that reflect the residential character of the community.
With its top-rated schools, friendly faces, and atmosphere, Moore draws upwardly mobile, energetic families from all over the state. Regardless of where you live in the Moore area, you’ll soon understand that the communities retain their small-town warmth and character as they grow.
There has never been a better time to call Moore home. From growing families to retirees, this charming community is ideal for every stage in life. The community is furnished with quality education, healthcare, and abundant recreation—all of which is complemented by spirited community-wide events.
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The History of Moore OK
The first settlers arrived in Moore in 1889. It was originally known as Verbeck, named after the Railroad Company that founded the settlement. The town was renamed after Al Moore, an employee of the Railroad Company. It was believed that he painted his name outside his home to help mailmen, leading to the settlement being called Moore. The town was officially incorporated in 1893. http://www.historyofmoore.com/moore-history&cat_id=3