About our City

Introduction

Del City, Oklahoma, in Oklahoma county, is 2 miles W of Midwest City, Oklahoma and 4 miles E of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Part of the surrounding Oklahoma City metro area, Del City is home to some 22,128 residents.

History

Developer George Epperly purchased 160 acres at the corner of S.E. 29th Street and Sunnylane Road in 1946 with a plan to build fifty houses. Despite opposition, the unincorporated Epperly Heights and its 200 families voted to approve incorporation on October 9, 1948. In February 1959 Del City adopted a charter and a council-manager form of town government. The city was named for Epperly's daughter, Delaphene Campbell. Read more

 

 

Geography

Del City is located at 35°26′34″N 97°26′28″W? (35.442711, -97.441149).

 

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.5 square miles (19.5 km²), all of it land.

 

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Education

Mid-Del Public Schools System is the main source of education in Del City with one High School, two Middle Schools and three Elementary schools located in Del City. Del City also has two Private Schools located in Del City.

 

Higher Education is easily available with Rose State College, Mid-Del Technology Center, Oklahoma City University and University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center all nearby.

Culture

An annual Armed Forces Day Parade is put on by the city and Shriners in May each year. Outdoor recreational areas include three bicycle and pedestrian trails and Eagle Lake. The city also boasts a water park behind the community center on S.E. 15th Street.

 

Historical exhibits can be found at the Oklahoma County & Western Museum, Del City Preservation & Historical Society, and War Memorial.

Religion

Del City's largest church, St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, was founded in 1956 as the St. Francis Xavier church. The parish had grown to 340 families by 1966 and broke ground on a new building on 10 acres along Sunnylane Road. Its name changed to St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in 1967.

 

 

Helpful Numbers

If you are relocating to Del City, Oklahoma, you might need the following numbers.

 

ELECTRICITY

Oklahoma Gas & Electric (OG&E)
PO Box 321 Oklahoma City, OK 73101-0321
Toll Free (800) 272-9741
Oklahoma Locals (405) 272-9741

 

Pay Stations:

There is a $1.00 processing fee for each payment made at a kiosk machine.

 

OG&E payments at the following 7-Elevens may be made 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 

7-Eleven #27
3200 Tinker Diagonal, Del City, OK 73117

 

7-Eleven #52
4861 SE 44th, Del City, OK 73135

 

7-Eleven #93
4300 S Bryant, Del City, OK 73115

 

Homeland #237
4129 SE 29th St, Del City, OK 73115
Hours: 7 am to 11 pm

 

 

NATURAL GAS

Oklahoma Natural Gas (ONG)
P.O. Box 401, Oklahoma City, OK 73101
Phone (800) 664-5463

 

Pay Stations:

7-Eleven #27 - U.S. Payments Paysite
3200 Tinker Diagonal, Del City, OK 73117

 

7-Eleven #52
4861 SE 44th, Del City, OK 73135

 

7-Eleven #93
4300 S Bryant, Del City, OK 73115

 

Ace Center #2066
4020 SE 15th St, Del City, OK 73115

 

Homeland #237 US Payments Paysite
4129 SE 29th St, Del City, OK 73115

 

WATER, SEWER, & REFUSE

All water, trash, and sewage is a City Utility and is paid to the City of Del City. All other utility services are handled by the representative company.

3701 SE 15th, Del City, Oklahoma 73115
Phone: (405) 671-2820

 

Sanitation Maintenance/Trash Pick-up
Phone: (405) 671-2873

 

Sewer Line Maintenance
Phone: (405) 671-2878

 

Water Line Maintenance
Phone: (405) 671-2875

 

Water Treatment Plant
4605 SE 44th, Del City, Oklahoma 73135
(405) 671-2871

 

Wastewater Plant
Phone: (405) 671-2879

 

Emergency Sewer Line Maintenance:
(405) 671-3011

Emergency Water Line Maintenance:
(405) 671-3007

 

TELECOMMUNICATIONS/TV/CABLE

AT&T
7205 SE 29th St., Midwest City, OK 73110
Phone: (405) 741-1002

 

Cox Communication
2150 S Douglas, Midwest City, OK  73130
Phone: (405) 600-8282

 

Direct TV by DirectPackages.com
Phone: (866) 271-9853

 

Dish Network
Phone: (888) 823-4929

Quality of Life

Del City, Oklahoma

Del City has something for everyone to enjoy. Hundreds of businesses provide shopping and services. Annual events include parades, festivals, car shows, and music shows at the Country-Western Music & Hall of Fame. Historic Don's Alley Restaurant, the site of the 50's Drive-in and Del City Music with vintage guitars and recording studio in a 1950's theatre with picture gallery and walkway of famous stars, draws visitors and recording artists from near and far.

For outdoor enthusiasts there are 200 acres of neighborhood parks, 3 miles of bicycle & walking trails, Eagle Lake with picnic and fishing, Del City Ball Park's games or golf at Trosper Golf Course.

Del City's proximity to Oklahoma City attractions is an advantage. Located only two miles from the Oklahoma City MAPS and Bricktown area, it is convenient to the SBC Ballpark, Bass Pro and Native American Cultural Center in progress.

I-35 provides convenient access to other major tourist attractions including the Omniplex, Frontier City, Remington Park Race Track and the Oklahoma City Zoo


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