Purcell, Oklahoma

Purcell, Oklahoma

Anchored by its landmark antique shops, the downtown business district in Purcell is a source of pride for local residents and a destination of many tour buses. From a renovated pre-statehood hotel and a remodeled historic theatre which house a pair of the many impressive antique shops to a downtown park which includes a genuine Santa Fe caboose and numerous retail shops, everything from greeting cards to electronic equipment can be found.

Located in the very Heart of Oklahoma and nestled in the bluffs overlooking the South Canadian River, the birthplace of Oklahoma, Purcell, has a unique and rich history which blends many cultures, industries and people into a city which can boast of a charming past while eyeing a progressive future.

Named after local railroad director, E.B. Purcell, the city was the site of a convention in September of 1893 at which delegates from across the state prepared the petitions to Congress asking for statehood. Fourteen years after this historic meeting, Oklahoma was admitted as the 46th state of the Union.

Purcell's history dates back to 1887 when Purcell became an important commercial center as the Gulf, Colorado, and Santa Fe Railway from the south met the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad from the north and the junction was completed. The two established a switching yard at Purcell, the the Chickasaw Nation.


Attractions near Purcell, Oklahoma

Boomer Lake

Boomer Lake is quickly returning to favored status with locals and visitors alike. After undergoing a major "overhaul" by the...

Northridge 8 Cinemas

Eight beautiful theaters with the newest films showing. Afternoon and evening shows....


Purcell Oklahoma Related Videos

The History of Purcell, Oklahoma

Purcell Oklahoma is the County seat if McClain County. They are the self proclaimed quarter horse capital of the world. It is located south of Norman, OK on ...

Suddenlink Sucks in Purcell Oklahoma

In Purcell Oklahoma we have sudden link. This is a prime Example of how much they SUCK! There are no reported issues in my area, and im just a hop skip and j...

@PatriotFord presents- 2014 F-150 Limited (EFA13310) in Purcell, OK near Oklahoma City

http://www.patriotford.com/New-2014-Ford-F-150-Limited-Oklahoma-City-OK/vd/17799778 Call Us: 877-884-6197 All Around stud! 4 Wheel Drive** Priced below MSRP!...

Buick GMC Engine Service Maintenance Leaks Repair Norman Purcell Oklahoma

"Ferguson Buick GMC. We deliver great value for dependable Buick GMC Service in Norman and Purcell Oklahoma http://www.fergusonchallenge.com/ With the increa...

@PatriotFord presents- 2014 Explorer XLT Kodiak Brown in Purcell, OK near Oklahoma City

http://www.patriotford.com/New-2014-Ford-Explorer-XLT-Oklahoma-City-OK/vd/17778784 Call Us: 877-884-6197 How amazing is this outstanding vehicle? You will no...

@PatriotFord - 2014 Ford Focus Titanium in Purcell OK just south of Oklahoma City

http://www.patriotford.com/New-2014-Ford-Focus-Titanium-Oklahoma-City-OK/vd/16963252 Patriot Ford -- 877-884-6197 Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/p...

Travel
Lodging
Attractions
Events
Recreation
Advertise