Durant is located in south-central Oklahoma only ten miles from Lake Texoma
, one of the largest man-made lakes in the United States. We are a progressive community with a thriving, diversified local economy.
Durant is a beautiful city with a large number of magnolia trees lining the streets and on the Southeastern Oklahoma State University
campus. Durant has officially been recognized by the Oklahoma State Legislature as the Magnolia Capital of Oklahoma. The annual Magnolia Festival
is the weekend following Memorial Day and is attended by tens of thousands of people each year and has a wide variety of family-oriented activities.