Okmulgee Area Development Corporation


Okmulgee, Oklahoma is home to the Muskogee (Creek) Nation and Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology located 40 miles south of Tulsa, Oklahoma offering metropolitan assets with small town enthusiasm.  Okmulgee County is strategically and centrally located in the middle of the United States on 4-lane U.S. Highway 75 and Interstate 40.




Okmulgee Area Development Corporation (OADC)


OADC will assist in identifying and evaluating all available options for development financing; USDA Rural Development, SBA, Bonds, CDBG, New Market Tax Credits

OADC will assist in securing custom build/lease options for new construction or expansion efforts. Bid procurement, regulatory advisory, permitting identification & process consultation

OADC will assist in securing local, state, federal Incentives
Qualifications and/or values are determined by the specific project details



Partnerships / Resources
                City of Okmulgee
                Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology
                Green Country Technology Center
                Muskogee (Creek) Nation
                Okmulgee Chamber of Commerce
                Tulsa Chamber of Commerce
                Tulsa Area Partnership
                Oklahoma Department of Commerce
                Governors Economic Development Team
                Oklahoma Workforce Development
                Oklahoma Natural Gas
                Public Service Company
                Local business/industry leadership


Available regional workforce – (03.30.2011) - 11,024


  • 2010 average hourly wage - manufacturing
  • Okmulgee County only - $15.98 
  • Okmulgee region (includes surrounding counties) - $21.26
  • Average Oklahoma - $18.82 
  • National Average - $20.16 


Median County Wage Information
                Okmulgee $28,667                           Tulsa $42,568     




Bob Klabenes
Director, Economic Development
email: bob.klabenes@okstate.edu
cell: 918.230.1400
office: 918.758.1131

Okmulgee Area Development Corporation
PO Box 250, 111 East 4th
Okmulgee, Oklahoma 74447