With metropolitan amenities and small-town charm, Newcastle is a fast-growing community and a very desirable city to live in and do business. It is the largest city in McClain County and is located just south of the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Area in the South Canadian River valley, running from Oklahoma City in the north to Norman in the southeast.
Newcastle offers prime frontage on Interstate 35 to the south and Interstate 44 to the north, as well as immediate access to the HE Bailey Turnpike.
There is plenty of opportunity for retail and commercial development in Newcastle, in addition to light manufacturing and distribution,as well as business services. Companies have access to the Oklahoma City area labor force, with an expanding, quality infrastructure, competitive utility costs, and an overall low cost of doing business.
Beginning in 1894 as a part of the Chickasaw Nation in Indian Territory Newcastle has grown to be a vibrant rural suburban community offering top-rated schools, low crime rates, quiet neighborhoods and plenty of activities. The Chickasaw Nation maintains a strong business presence.
The Newcastle School District consists of four school buildings, as well as the Newcastle Early Childhood Center that houses grades PreK-1, Newcastle Elementary School grades 2-5, Newcastle Middle School grades 6-8, and Newcastle High School grades 9-12. The schools are located along Main Street/US Highway 62. There are also many 2-year and 4-year colleges within 30 minutes including the University of Oklahoma, the University of Science and Arts, and the Oklahoma City Community College.
Newcastle neighborhoods offer a wide variety from farms and ranches to modern developments.