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Old 09-09-2016, 09:21 AM
 
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Hi , my husband and me are moving to the area soon . Looking forward to a drier heat . Any comments about the area would be appreciated . Of real interest is crime in the area , inexpensive real estate , utility costs , food prices ,etc . Also any info on fire ants in area would be appreciated . We have been there in the past and remember the friendliness well . Thanks
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Old 09-09-2016, 12:43 PM
 
Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma
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I don't think people seek out southeast Oklahoma to live in drier heat. It's surely noticeably a little drier though, than living on the coast. Everything should be less expensive there than in the Oklahoma City and Tulsa areas.
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Old 09-09-2016, 12:59 PM
 
Location: NE, Oklahoma
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My sister went to college in Wilburton and all I remember about these little towns is they are SMALL. I mean, really, really small. If that is what you're looking for, great!



And the heat is not dry here. Oklahoma is incredibly humid in the spring, summer and fall.
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Old 09-09-2016, 09:54 PM
 
Location: Central Oklahoma
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Drier heat? Compared to a sauna? Eastern Oklahoma gets pretty steamy.
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Old 09-12-2016, 05:17 PM
 
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Eastern Oklahoma is humid,OP.
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Old 09-12-2016, 08:22 PM
 
Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma
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If you really want to get serious about dry heat in Oklahoma, go live in Boise City. It's very rural and isolated if you also want that, too. The scenery is lacking, though. But interesting how the flatness changes over to buttes, after you drive not very far to the west.
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Old 09-19-2016, 09:21 AM
 
Location: OKLAHOMA
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I live near the area your talking about and it is humid. Just finished my morning walk and my eyes are burning from both humidity and whatever else is in the air here.

Cost of living is cheap. That it does have going for it.
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