Green Country Region, OK
Based on total acres, Oklahoma's Green Country region has the most rural property, ranches and hunting land for sale in the state on LandWatch. Internal data from LandWatch shows $1.7 billion of farms, ranches and other land for sale in Green Country region . With thousands of properties and rural land for sale in the area, these land listings comprise a total of 136,313 acres of land and other rural acreage for sale in the region. The average price of land and ranches for sale here is $240,940.
Oklahoma's Green Country region is located in the northeastern corner of the state, bordering Kansas to the north and Missouri and Arkansas to the east. The largest city in the region is Tulsa, the second largest city in the state, with other important cities being Miami, Bartlesville, Claremore, Pryor, Sapulpa, Okmulgee, Muskogee, Tahlequah and Sallisaw. Tulsa is an economic hub for the Green Country region, with primary industries being aerospace, including aerospace manufacturing and aviation, healthcare, energy, machinery and electrical equipment manufacturing, transportation, distribution and logistics. In the region, manufacturing is the primary industry, followed by construction and retail trade. Higher Education Institutions in the region include Oklahoma State University â€“ Tulsa, Oklahoma State University â€“ Center for Health Sciences, Northeastern State University, Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College, Oklahoma State University â€“ Okmulgee, Rogers State University, College of the Muscogee National, Bacone College, Oral Roberts University, University of Tulsa, Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Phillips Theological Seminary, Spartan School of Aeronautics, Virginia College and Tulsa Community College.
The landscape has an abundance of foliage and rolling hills, with more lakes than any other geographical area of the state. Other geographical regions include the heavily-wooded Ozark Mountains and their foothills with evergreen pine and deciduous forests, in the northeast, as well as the eastern extent of the Great Plains transitioning to woodlands through the Cross Timbers region. The area includes much of Oklahoma's portion of the Flint Hills, some of which is protected tall grass prairie. A small portion of the Ouachita Mountains is also in the southern area of the region. The region contains more than half of Oklahoma's registered state parks and one national area. Most notable include Cherokee State Park, with excellent camping, fishing, boating and golfing, Greenleaf State Park, Lake Heyburn State Park, Okmulgee State Park, including beautiful Okmulgee Lake, Osage Hills State Park, which was once the Osage Indian settlement, Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge, providing habitat for waterfowl and other migratory birds, Twin Bridges State Park, offering great fishing, and Will Rogers State Park. Some other attractions in the region include Centennial Plaza and City Hall in Ponca City, Broken Arrow History Museum, featuring a full-size, furnished 150-year-old cabin, Fort Gibson Lake, located on the Grand River, Frank Lloyd Wright's Price Tower and Arts Center, Grand Lake, featuring a beautiful lakeside resort on a 60,000-acre lake with 1,300 miles of shoreline, Kaw Lake, Lake Eufaula, Lake Hudson, the Oklahoma Aquarium, Tulsa Zoo, War Memorial Park and U.S.S. Batfish, Will Rogers Memorial Museum, Cann Memorial Botanical Gardens, Military History Museum, Tulsa Air and Space Museum and Planetarium, Tulsa Botanic Garden, ten casinos, a horse racing track, and more than a dozen golf courses.
Tulsa County is located in the center of Oklahoma's Green Country region and is the second most populated county in the state. It is also the most densely-populated county in the state. Tulsa is the largest city, the second largest city in the state and the county seat. Other cities include Bixby, Broken Arrow, Collinsville, Glenpool, Jenks, Owasso, Sand Springs and Sapulpa, and there are less than 10 other towns, census-designated places and unincorporated communities. In addition to Tulsa Parks and Recreation Department, River Parks Authority manages the River Parks in the City of Tulsa and Tulsa County, with a significant portion renovated with new trails, landscaping and playground equipment. Tulsa was once called "The Oil Capital of the World" following the oil drilling boom in 1901 and after, however drilling within the city limits is actually banned. Over the city's history many large oil companies have been headquartered there. Today it is still home to the headquarters of many international oil and gas-related companies. Other primary sectors of the economy include aerospace, finance, technology, telecommunications, high tech and manufacturing. There are several higher education institutions in the region, including Oklahoma State University â€“ Tulsa, Oklahoma State University â€“ Center for Health Sciences, University of Tulsa, Northeastern State University, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa Community College, Phillips Theological Seminary, Spartan School of Aeronautics and Virginia College. There are dozens of places in the county on the National Registry of Historic Places, including historic districts in Oil Capital of the World Historic District, Owen Park Historic District, Swan Lake Historic District, Tracey Park Historic District, White City Historic District, Woodward Park and Gardens Historic District and Yorktown Historic District, which are all primarily in Tulsa. Some other attractions are the Tulsa Air and Space Museum and Planetarium, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa River Parks, Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area, Blue Dome Entertainment District, featuring trendy eateries, local pubs, indie boutiques and nightlife venues and the Tulsa Zoo.
Delaware County is located in the eastern part of Oklahoma's Green Country, and borders Arkansas and Missouri to the east. It is named for the Delaware Indians who had established a village in the area prior to the arrival of the Cherokees. Grove is the largest city and Jay is the count seat, and there are more than 30 other towns, census designated-places and unincorporated communities. The county lies on the western slope of the Ozark Plateau, with the Grand River and Elk River draining the northern part of the county, and the Flint Creek and Illinois River draining the southern part. There are less than 10 sites on the National Register of Historic Places and Lake Eucha State Park is located in the county, featuring a 31-acre day-use picnic area with a swimming pool.
Rogers County is located in the center of the Green Country region, to the northeast of Tulsa County. It is the sixth most populated county in the state. It is named for Clem Vann Rogers, a mixed-blood Cherokee rancher and father of Will Rogers. The county is included in Tulsa's metropolitan statistical area. Claremore is the largest city and the county seat, and other cities include Catoosa, Collinsville, Owasso and Tulsa, with the last three also partially in Tulsa County. There are less than 20 other towns, census-designated places and unincorporated communities. The largest body of water in the county is Lake Oologah and the main streams are the Caney River and the Verdigris River, and there are a number of smaller creeks and lakes throughout the county. Claremore has a diversified economy, with the presence of a large industrial service company, one of the world's largest oil field services companies. There are several other large companies in Claremore Industrial Park, just a few miles away from the Tulsa Port of Catoosa and the McClellan â€“ Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System, on the Verdigris and Arkansas Rivers. Coal mining is also an important industry in the county. There are 16 sites on the National Register of Historic Places, most notable being The Belvedere Mansion, a 1907 Victorian-style mansion. Some other attractions include J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum, Will Rogers Memorial and Birthplace Ranch, Oklahoma Military Academy Museum and Lynn Riggs Memorial Museum. There is also a racetrack and casino, a few vineyards and wineries, and some golf courses.