Newcastle is a fast growing community where metropolitan amenities meet small town living. The city of almost 10,000 is located just south of the Oklahoma City Metro Area and is the largest city in McClain County. It is one of the state's most desirable and attractive cities in which to do business and live.
Newcastle sprawls through the South Canadian River valley from Oklahoma City in the north to Norman in the southeast. It is the gateway to the Tri-City communities of Blanchard, Newcastle and Tuttle. With 26 miles of state highway running directly through the city, Newcastle offers prime frontage on Interstate 35 to the south and Interstate 44 to the north, with immediate access to the HE Bailey Turnpike (to Lawton/Fort Sill). Will Rogers International Airport is just 10 minutes away.
Newcastle welcomes new business! It is an ideal location for retail and commercial development, including light manufacturing and distribution, research and development, and business services facilities.
Companies have Immediate access to the Oklahoma City labor force area (650,000), traffic counts in excess of 145,000 daily, dozens of excellent Greenfield sites – with an expanding, quality infrastructure, competitive utility costs, the nation's premier industrial and technology training system and an overall low cost of doing business.
Quality of Life
The community began in 1894 as a part of the Chickasaw Nation in Indian Territory. Once thriving dairy country, Newcastle has grown to be a rural suburban community offering top rated schools, low crime rate quiet neighborhoods and plenty of activities. The Chickasaw Nation still maintains a strong business presence in the area.
The Newcastle Public School System has been recognized both on the state and national levels for exceptional teachers and instructional programs. Over 20 two-year and four-year colleges are within 30 minutes – including the University of Oklahoma. Newcastle neighborhoods offer a wide variety of old and new – from farms and ranches to modern developments. The cost of living is 17% below the U.S. average.