Stratford, the Peach Capital of Oklahoma, offers an outstanding quality of life. Stratford presents a very promising atmosphere in which businesses
and industries may locate and expand.
Stratford, located in northeast Garvin County, was founded in 1906. Peach orchards dotted the area, but it wasnít until the 1950s that commercial peach orchards were planted. Stratford produces over 900 acres of the fruit today.
Because of its great geographical setting, Stratford enjoys the best of many worlds: typical American small town environment with clean air and water, safe streets, friendly neighborhoods, good schools, welcoming churches, growing industrial park, and a caring attitude among its citizens.
Stratford is closely connected to the urban areas of Oklahoma City and Dallas via nearby Interstate-35. There are also two main state highways that run directly through Stratford, Highway 177 and Highway 19.
There are two nearby airports, Ada Municipal Airport to the East and Pauls Valley Airport to the West, which are able to accommodate small aircraft.
R.C. Longmire Lake located 7 miles SW of Stratford is a scenic beauty, offering great fishing, camping, and hiking. Also, Located only 20 miles to the South in Sulphur is Chickasaw National Recreational Park which encompass the Lake of the Arbuckles. The area includes mineral springs, wildlife, boating, swimming, fishing, hiking, and camping.
Living is easy in Stratford, Oklahoma. Schools are good, housing is inexpensive, and Stratfordís citizens are always friendly and welcoming.
Residents are proud of their heritage and celebrate it by their involvement in the Historical Society, Economic Development Committee, Chamber of Commence, and other various organizations.
Stratfordís City Park is a well-maintained and enjoyable park. It is a great place to have a picnic, take your dog for walk, have a music concert, and go fishing.
Stratford is blessed with ample water supply, excellent city utility services, financial institutions, industrial park, senior citizens center, and a city government that is dedicated to serving itís community.
Stratford makes a pleasant and outstanding place to raise a family, retire, or set up a business.
Website maintained by the Stratford Economic Development Committee