County Quick Facts:
County Population: 7,683
Unemployment Rate: 2.7%
Potential Labor Pool: 4,282
Annual Average Temperature
January: 38 Degrees
July: 82 Degrees
Average Annual Precipitation: 29.5"
Student-Teacher Ratio in Fairview Public Schools: 15-1
Major County, Oklahoma: Alive With Opportunity
Our people are spirited and friendly; families and friends are a high priority. Our towns offer a safe place to grow up with good, clean air and water. Our rich heritage lends a progressive approach to rural living and prosperous communities. Major County businesses are strong and propelling forward! Main industries include mining, oil and gas, manufacturing, and agriculture.
Our school systems are empowering youth through excellence in education. Our educational systems provide one-on-one interaction, yielding students with exceptionally high test scores. In 2012, Fairview Public Schools was named one of Oklahoma's Top 5 Schools with the highest ACT scores. Northwest Technology Center, Fairview Campus, offers college credit to high school students as well as quality adult education and customized business and industry training.
Endeared to the attributes of country living, citizens of Major County are near a variety of outdoor recreational areas! Gloss Mountain State Park offers hiking, climbing, and amazing views of sunrises and sunsets. Canton Lake, 15 minutes south of Fairview, is known for its excellent walleye fishing, boating, skiing, and camping. Major County has an abundance of wide-open spaces for joggers, bicyclists, rock hounds, and star-gazers. Dove, turkey, deer, and quail beckon hunters. It's a pleasurable road trip to college campuses at Norman and Stillwater for athletic events, as well as cheering on the Thunder in OKC. Local wineries, Plymouth Valley Cellars and Indian Creek Winery, add flavor to the countryside.
Step by step, decade by decade, and generation by generation, Major County is building stronger communities. We invite you to take the next step by calling JaNae at 580-227-2512. We look forward to working with you!
Welcome to Major County!
A land of varying terrain, sparking gloss mountains, glistening lakes and vast prairies. Major County is the geographic center of Northwest Oklahoma and is centrally located in the United States. The leaders and citizens of our communities continually strive to move our county forward with a "can do" attitude. We invite you to join us in building stronger communities! Call us today (580.227.2512) to schedule a tour of Major County, our fine cities, the Fairview Industrial Park and Business Incubator.