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Old 08-17-2007, 08:25 AM
 
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Default Edmond girl moving to Muskogee area

Help me out here. I've lived in Edmond all of my life. I love it here, but due to a job we will be moving to the Muskogee area. The actual job is in Ft. Gibson however. I have heard bad things about Muskogee. Can anyone tell me about the towns around there? Coweta, Tahlequah and such. I think that BA would be too far of a drive to work each day for my husband. I want fantastic schools for my child, which will be hard to find after living in Edmond all of my life. I also want a bigger school for him. We will more than likely buy land and build a house wherever we end up. Any input? Thanks!
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Old 08-28-2007, 09:03 AM
 
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I would recommend that you also try to live in Ft. Gibson. It has a nicer school system, and is much quieter. It is just a short drive to Muskogee, and not so far to Tulsa, if you need more. You will also obviously be quite close to the Lake of the same name. Good Luck.
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Old 08-28-2007, 11:50 AM
 
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I was going to suggest Ft. Gibson too. While it is a small town it is really cute and in the country. It is very close to Muskogee.
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Old 08-30-2007, 04:11 PM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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Help me out here. I've lived in Edmond all of my life. I love it here, but due to a job we will be moving to the Muskogee area. The actual job is in Ft. Gibson however. I have heard bad things about Muskogee. Can anyone tell me about the towns around there? Coweta, Tahlequah and such. I think that BA would be too far of a drive to work each day for my husband. I want fantastic schools for my child, which will be hard to find after living in Edmond all of my life. I also want a bigger school for him. We will more than likely buy land and build a house wherever we end up. Any input? Thanks!
If I were going that direction I would look at Tahlequah. I am not sure if the school will match up to what you are used to, but kids who want to learn always will.

Nita
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Old 08-30-2007, 04:29 PM
 
Location: Hughes County, Oklahoma
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If I were going that direction I would look at Tahlequah. I am not sure if the school will match up to what you are used to, but kids who want to learn always will.

Nita
I agree with you about the schools Nita. Small schools in Oklahoma regularly produce National Merit Scholars. I don't disagree with having the large schools, and certainly some schools need to be consolidated, but the small town schools can be very good for some kids.
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Old 08-31-2007, 06:11 AM
 
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Tahlequah is 20 to 25 minutes from Ft. Gibson, and if you don't mind the drive I would choose Tahlequah too. Well, in fact I did. I live in Tahlequah. But after seeing Ft. Gibson I think it is a cute small town. I know nothing about the schools in either place.

Tahlequah/Northeastern Oklahoma State University and Area

How about Tahlequah?
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