Life in Stroud
Come let our small town surprise you with its variety of stores, services, things to do, great schools and wonderful neighbors!
Shop Local First
Friendly storekeepers will soon remember your name as you shop for all manner of household items, outdoor supplies or gifts.
See our business directory to find a vet, auto garage, bank, gym, dry cleaner, salon and more!
Taking care of You
Stroud has a hospital, family clinic, dentist, optometrist, drug store and senior care options. See our public safety pages to learn about the ambulance service in town as well as police and the volunteer fire department.
A Growing City
New houses are being built in Stroud today! Utilities such as electric, water, and trash are provided by the city. Local telecommunications are from COTC or Windstream. Stroud's wonderful school system has invested well and a new high school (PDF) complex opened in 2019!
Places to Go
Stroud is rich in history and historic buildings, and many Route 66 landmarks still exist. Opportunities for recreation abound in the area. Stroud Lake offers boating, camping, fishing and swimming from a white sand beach. Five city parks offer playgrounds, skateboarding, swimming, ball fields, and more. Golf is available at our well-maintained 9-hole municipal course.
Things to Do
Check out the library and local arts organization: regular programming includes toddler reading program, board and live action game days, theatrical productions, Medieval Faire and Halloween Haunted houses!
The Chamber of Commerce holds several annual events, such as the Wine Festival and Car Show, Main Street Trick or Treat on Halloween and the Christmas Parade.
The Sac and Fox Nation, headquartered 5.5 miles south of Stroud, is one of the community's major employers. In July of each year the Sac and Fox Pow-Wow offers excitement and pageantry celebrating Oklahoma's traditional Native American culture. There is also an area theater group, many churches and volunteer opportunities, including the city's no-kill animal shelter.