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 Inches
Student-Teacher Ratio in Fairview Public Schools: 15-1
Major County: A Closer Look
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 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.
Endeared to the attributes of country living, citizens of Major County are near a variety of outdoor recreational areas! The Gloss Mountains offer 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. Join us in taking the next step by calling JaNae at 580-227-2512. We look forward to working with you!
The City of Fairview And MCEDC Approve Spec Building Project
in the Fairview Industrial Park
MCEDC and the City of Fairview plan to construct a stand alone, shell-type building in the Site-Ready, Certified, Fairview Industrial Park. The proposed metal building will have an overhead door, (3) walk-in doors, windows in the office area and will be approximately 48 feet by 72 feet. The building will be in Lot 9 with direct access off Commerce Street. To view the Industrial Park Map, click here. For more information on this building project or other sites available in the Fairview Industrial Park, please call JaNae at 580-227-2512.