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Jenks Area Information


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Jenks supplies a small town atmosphere with big city convenience of Tulsa just minutes away up Riverside Drive or H/W 75 to downtown. It is situated along the West Bank of the Arkansas River, Jenks is proud to be the host of the region's first river entertainment/activity center. Jenks revolutionized the tourism market of Oklahoma, by opening the Oklahoma Aquarium in May of 2003.

Although Jenks city is on the west side of the Arkansas River, the school district spreads both east and west of the river.

Featured twice in "Southern Living" magazine and on the television program, "Oklahoma Living", Jenks´ reputation as the "Antique Capital of Oklahoma" extends far beyond even the state line. However Guthrie which is north of Oklahoma City could soon overtake Jenks and steal the epithet.

With numerous, specialty, and home décor stores, including six malls, hundreds of dealers join together, offering residents and visitors a one-of-a-kind sidewalk shopping experience. Link this with superb restaurants serving everything from fast food to fine cuisine, Jenks has something for everyone to sample.

Jenks Public Schools has gained countrywide acknowledgment over the years for both its athletic and academic programs. Over 1,000 teachers are employed in producing well-rounded students who receive a wide-ranging education. The motto of Jenks Public Schools: "Tradition of Excellence, With a Vision for Tomorrow." Visit Jenks Trojans

During the past years, several achievements have contributed to the continued growth of Jenks beyond the original settled area. The Tulsa water system and a gas-fired electric generating plant by the Public Service Company of Oklahoma came to Jenks in the 1970's. In the 1980's the Kimberly-Clark manufacturing facility was added to the Jenks and the number and quality of neighborhoods expanded. This brought much residential growth to the area.
In 2000, over $1/2 billion in new and existing industrial construction costs were also added to the Jenks tax base. Kimberly-Clark started their $230 million dollar expansion to their manufacturing facility to include a paper towel division and distribution center. Plus, Green Country Energy started construction on a new 810-megawatt natural gas fired electric generating facility.

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Citizens of Jenks value the small town spirit while having the big city conveniences at their fingertips. A number of recreational facilities are available including thirteen parks, tennis courts, and two community swimming pools. A sports complex for adults and youth with football fields, softball, and baseball diamonds are also available. For golf enthusiasts South Lakes Golf Course, an 18 hole, public course with a driving range, is the perfect answer for those people looking for a place close by to tee off.

Numerous events take place throughout the year for Jenks residents to enjoy. Events such as the Old Fashioned Fun Family Fourth of July and the Holiday Open House emphasize activities that the whole family can enjoy.

With over 25 new Jenks home subdivisions either in the development stage or under construction in the area it is obvious that more and more people are thinking of Jenks to settle in. Indeed once again Jenks has been voted in the top 100 best small cites to live by CNN/Money in 2007, coming in at 43.



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Tulsa & Area Organizations

Better Business Bureau
City of Tulsa
Tulsa City Council
Tulsa Chamber of Commerce
Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce
Animal Aid of Tulsa
Paws of Tulsa
Animal Rescue - Street Cats
Tulsa Firefighters Local 176
Tulsa Police Department
Tulsa Police Department-Unofficial Site
Tulsa Area United Way
Reaching Hands
Tulsa Geneological Society
Tulsa Metropolitan Ministry
Tulsa Global Alliance
YMCA of Greater Tulsa
Tulsa Computer Society
Tulsa Animal Shelter
American Red Cross - Tulsa Area Chapter The American Association of Petroleum Geologists
Society of Exploration Geophysicists
Southeast Tulsa Jaycees
American Marketing Association-Tulsa Chapter
German-American Society of Tulsa
American Legion Post 1
Roving Reptiles
Wildlife Rescue
Wild Heart Rangch Wildlife Rescue
Junior Achievement of Tulsa
Tulsa Jaycees
Tulsa Renaissance
Tulsa Now
Down Syndrome Association of Tulsa Tulsa Workforce Investment Board
The Parent Child Center of Tulsa
Special Olympics Oklahoma
Meals on Wheels of Metro Tulsa
Tulsa Volunteer Center
Tulsa Preservation Commission
WorkForce Oklahoma
Northeastern Oklahoma ALS Support Group
Northeastern Oklahoma Chapter of National Association of Women Business Owners
Muscogee Nation's Tulsa Creek Indian Community
Okie Singles
The 3 ARS Institute
Oklahoma Toastmasters

Legal Links
Eminent Technologies
Internet Criminal Law Journal
More Law
RPL Management Resources
Tulsa Criminal Defense
Joint Dissolution Services
Oklahoma Criminal Law

Public Service Links
Broken Arrow Fire Department
Bixby Police Department
Tulsa Police Fraternal Order of
Police Lodge #93

Tulsa Police Officer Memorial

Tulsa Arts & Entertainment

The Jim Halsey Company
Tulsa Opera
Signature Symphony
VanTrease Performing Arts Center for Education

Super Saver Cinema 7
Celebrity Attractions
Tulsa Performing Arts Center
Tulsa State Fair
Tulsa Philharmonic
Tulsa Ballet
Philbrook Museum
Tulsa Zoo
Tulsa Community Band
Theatre Tulsa
Spin Records - Tulsa
Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame
Tulsa Drillers Baseball
Rockin John Henry
Oklahoma Repertory Theatre - OK Rep!
Midwestern Theater Troupe
Tulsa Indian Art Festival
Tulsa Comedy Club
Bradini Magic Productions
Kids Magic Camp
City of Tulsa Pipes and Drums
Survivor Family Game Show
Motivational Assemblies
Joey's Home of the Blues
Green Country Chess
Tulsa Music Scene
Kilkenny Road Band
The Tulsa Firefighter's Educational Clowns GlassAfire Gallery & Studio
Oklahoma Aquarium
Curly's @ The East End
South Tulsa Children's Ballet
The Cain's Ballroom
Tulsa Rock N Roll
Tulsa Music Exposed
Anderson Pipe Band
Art Gallery USA
Tulsa Jazz

University of Tulsa
Official TU Athletic Site
Oral Roberts University
University Language Institute
University of Oklahoma at Tulsa
Tulsa City-County Library
Tulsa Community College
Tulsa Public Schools
Rogers State University
Spartan School of Aeronautics
Union Public Schools
Tulsa Tech
Oklahoma Wesleyan University
Phillips Theological Seminary
Southern Nazarene University
Miss Helen's Private School
Riverfield Country Day School
Holland Hall
Monte Cassino
Northeastern State University
OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine
OU Health Sciences Center
St. Augustine Academy
Wright Christian Academy
Metropolitan College
School of Metaphysics
Community Care College
University of Phoenix
Langston University
Mingo Valley Christian School
Sapulpa Christian School
University School at TU

Other Tulsa Links
Tulsa Boardwalk
Tulsa Realtors
Tulsa For Sale
Tulsa Metro Area Frequencies
The Incident Page Network
Prayer Needs
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Oklahoma Tulsa Air and Space Center
Tulsey Town Yarnspinners
Afghans for Angels
Tulsa Garden Center
Oklahoma Links
Bee Happy in Tulsa
Tulsa Skyline
Tulsa Airport Authority
New Life Ranch
Tulsa Historical Society
Tulsa Bronze Statues
African-American Resource Center The Job Guide
Tulsa Business Links
T-Town Time Capsule
Oklahoma Storm Team
Companions Forever Pet Memorial
Indian Territory Gallery
Weekend Market & Bazaar
Anticipation Ultrasound Studio
Amen Cafe
Tulsa Moms Forum


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