Enid is located in northern Oklahoma and has the nickname of "Wheat Capital" because of the grain storage facilities in the city. The area has plenty to offer, and fun activities are available for families. Comet Go-Carts, Meadowlake Park and local splash pads provide plenty of entertaining options.
The town was formed as part of the Land Run of 1893. It is currently one of the largest cities in Oklahoma and has a population of almost 50,000 residents.
If you decide to rent in an Enid neighborhood with your family, you will be pleased to see the variety of attractions that are available. Leonardo's Children's Museum has plenty of hands-on exhibits that will combine education and fun. Your family may want take time to play a game of basketball at Hoover Park. You can also enjoy the dinner theater performance at the Gaslight Theatre.
Single apartment renters in the area will have plenty of activities to choose from as well. You can enjoy having Champlin Pool close to your neighborhood. If you want to learn about the area, then a day at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center will provide an opportunity to learn about the history and settlement of Oklahoma. If you prefer to spend the day shopping, then be sure to visit the shops available at Oakwood Mall.
If you choose not to own a car while you rent, then you will appreciate that Enid offers curb-to-curb public transportation. Your ride can be arranged in advance if needed. Rides to neighboring towns are also available through the public transportation service.
If you plan to continue your education while you rent an apartment in an Enid neighborhood, you will find that there are several colleges nearby. Autry Technology Center offers vocational training. Northern Oklahoma College is a local community college that offers a variety of degree programs. Northwestern Oklahoma State University is also in the area and offers apartment renters close access to four-year undergraduate degrees as well as graduate degrees.
Apartment renters have plenty of options for employment. The major employment sectors are oil, gas and agriculture. The top employers includes major gas company Continental Resources Inc. PAE Applied Technologies, an aircraft maintenance company, is also a prominent employer in the area. Johnston Enterprises, another large area employer, is known for processing and storing grain.