Introduction to Noble, Oklahoma
Noble, Oklahoma is 6 miles SE of Norman, Oklahoma and 23 miles S of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It is in Cleveland county. The city is part of the Oklahoma City metro area. The population of Noble is 5,260.
Noble was established by J.W. Klinglesmith, Albert Rennie and other businessmen in 1889. It started out as a business center with easy access to the South Canadian River. It was named in the honor of the Secretary of Interior John Noble, who was a key figure behind opening the land for settlement. When railroad tracks were laid in the area, the town became a major shipping point for cattle and other goods. Noble is also nicknamed as the Rose Rock Capital of the world because of the abundance of barium sulphate in the soil.
Noble and nearby Attractions
- Timberlake Rose Rock Museum
- Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History
- Little River Zoo
- Westwood Park
- Jacobson House Native Art Center
Things To Do In Noble
Noble offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities such as the Westwood Water Park, the Norman Splash Pad and the Little River Zoo, which are ideal for family outings. Local celebrations include the popular Rose Rock Music Festival.
Will Rogers World Airport provides facilities for air transportation.
Noble Higher Education
The University of Oklahoma, Rose State College, Oklahoma City Community College and the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center provide facilities for higher education.