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THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS

Calera offers a place to live out your quiet country fantasies without sacrificing the convenience of being near the excitement. Want to spend the day outdoors? Hitch up the boat for the 10-minute drive to Lake Texoma for a peaceful day on the water. Or grab your best friend for a day of savory cheeses and tart glasses at one of the nearby wineries. Is cabin fever setting in? One of the South’s most popular casinos is minutes outside your front door. And neighboring Durant has a thriving downtown square full of unique boutiques. Enjoy an electrifying night on the town and wake up to tranquility of a lazy day with the kids in the backyard.

If you make Calera your home, you could have it all. 

FAST FACTS

  • ïPopulation: 2,741*
  • ïAverage household income: $37,802*
  • ïAverage property value: $116,400*
  • ïAverage monthly rent: $536 (1 BR) – $931 (3 BR)
  • ïAverage cost of living: 84.9/100 (about 15% cheaper than the national average)*

*According to Sperling’s Best Places.

A BRIEF HISTORY

Calera began, like so many other small towns in Southeastern Oklahoma, as a stop along the railway in 1872. It was originally called Cale, until John A. Sterrett of the Choctaw Townsite Commission came along and tried to change the name to Sterrett. It didn’t stick, however, and the name was challenged until 1910 when a compromise was finally settled on “Calera.”

Today, Calera spans a total of 2.6 square miles and lies in close proximity to both Durant and Lake Texoma.

EDUCATION

Calera Public Schools is home to about 770 students.* The elementary and middle schools are housed in the same building, while the high school sits on a separate campus.

Southeastern Oklahoma State University in nearby Durant is less than 15 minutes away and offers over 60 programs to earn a degree in face-to-face and online formats to over 5,300 students.

*According to Public School Review.

EXPLORE YOUR SURROUNDINGS

Nestled between the borders of Texas and Oklahoma, Lake Texoma is less than 10 miles away and offers the perfect escape for the outdoor enthusiast with boat rental, camping, fishing, swimming, golfing, hiking, horseback riding, and more! It’s also home to the Fort Washita Historic Site & Museum, erected in 1842, where you can walk the halls of history on a guided tour or witness a Civil War reenactment. 

If an indoor adventure is more your speed, the Choctaw Casino & Resort has everything you need from high stakes excitement, bowling, and movies to a day of relaxation at the spa.

Step back in time at the Three Valley Museum where you’ll find the history of Bryan County on display. And be on the lookout for an immersive experience in Choctaw culture at the new Choctaw Nation Cultural Center, opening soon!

And if you’re searching for the perfect place to relax and unwind, there are two wineries within 15 minutes of Calera offering handcrafted wines in an easygoing atmosphere. Have the perfect girls’ night at one of Crystal Creek Winery’s Painting with a Twist classes or savor the soft guitar music of local artists at Blue River Valley Winery.

LOVE AT FIRST BITE

If you’re looking for your new favorite hole-in-the-wall, Calera has plenty of hidden gems to satisfy your cravings.

Make your mornings sweeter with a sprinkle-coated confection from Okie Donuts or slay the day with a nutritious smoothie from Bulldog Nutrition. Feast on bulgogi that’s to die for at Seoul Korean Kitchen or explore Native American cuisine with an authentic Indian taco from Fry Bread Express. And Los Arcos Mexican Restaurant offers the perfect end to any day, with mouthwatering carne asada and live entertainment on the weekends.