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A PLACE TO SPREAD YOUR WINGS

Welcome to the country. Where it’s okay to move a little slower. Where everyone knows everyone and that’s the way they like it. Where the front door’s always open and you don’t have to call before you come over. Where you can sit on the back porch and watch the sunset without the distraction of highway noise. Where you can take a deep breath of fresh air and it’s actually fresh. Welcome to life in Antlers.

If you’re ever craving a visit to the city, Durant is about an hour away. And Hugo is under 30 minutes away, where you can find anything you may be lacking.

But you won’t be lacking. Because small doesn’t mean less in Antlers. It means wide-open and free.

FAST FACTS

  • Population: 2,685*
  • Average household income: $28,656*
  • Average property value: $61,300*
  • Average monthly rent: $529 (1 BR) – $972 (3 BR)
  • Average cost of living: 74.5/100 (about 26% cheaper than the national average)*

*According to Sperling’s Best Places.

A BRIEF HISTORY

The earliest signs of Antlers began in the mid-1880s with a pair of antlers tacked to a tree to mark a nearby spring, followed shortly thereafter with the establishment of a post office. The town also consisted of a mercantile business, a few churches, a sawmill, and a railroad depot when it was officially incorporated in 1903.

Antlers is now the county seat of Pushmataha County and spans 3.11 square miles.

EDUCATION

Antlers Public Schools, home of the bearcats, serve over 1,011 students.* The schools include Brantly Elementary, O’Buch Middle School, and Antlers High School. 

Antlers is also home to a branch of Kiamichi Tech, where students can obtain a quality education for a specialized career in a relatively short amount of time.

*According to Public School Review.

EXPLORE YOUR SURROUNDINGS

If you love to live life outdoors, then you’ll find more than enough outdoor adventure while living in Antlers.

Explore the local fauna at the Wildlife Heritage Center Museum, where you can also shop the collection of handmade baskets by local artists or catch a performance by a homegrown bluegrass band. The museum also hosts the annual Antlers Deer Festival each October, where families can enjoy a day of art exhibits, friendly contests, and a chili cook-off.

You could also plan a little family staycation at the nearby Rebel Hill Guest Ranch, a working horse ranch featuring rustic cabins with gorgeous lakeside views. And with plenty of family-friendly activities, such as horseback riding, canoeing, hiking, and fishing, the options for fun and relaxation are virtually endless.

Or plan your own outdoor escape with a round at the Antlers Springs Golf Course, a public course featuring a 9-hole design across expertly manicured fairways and greens.

Grab a cooler and some rods for the short 30-minute trip to Hugo Lake, and make a day of reeling in largemouth bass, crappie, catfish, and shortnose gar. Or tiptoe through the dense forest as you hunt for quail, white-tailed deer, or turkey during their respective seasons. Plus, the portion of Pushmataha County remains one of the few places in Oklahoma where you can hunt black bears.

LOVE AT FIRST BITE

Explore the great indoors at one of Antlers’ many one-of-a-kind eateries.

Enjoy an ice-cold cerveza with delicious a plate of homemade Tex-Mex at Marcos Mexican Restaurant or pile on the pancakes with the all-day breakfast made from scratch at MJay’s Diner. Sip your favorite cup of java on the porch of Tipps Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse and Restaurant or sink your teeth into a classic patty melt at the Burger Barn. Share a fresh slice with a friend at High Street Pizza or gorge yourself on a plate of hickory-smoked brisket at Spannman’s Bar-B-Que.

 

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