Introduction to Sand Springs, Oklahoma
Sand Springs, Oklahoma, in Tulsa county, is 6 miles W of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The city is conveniently located inside the Tulsa metropolitan area. There are an estimated 17,451 people in Sand Springs.
Sand Springs History
Sand Springs was founded by Charles Page, the Oklahoma philanthropist. He wanted to develop it as a model city. The city was named after the springs on the Arkansas River. Sand Springs was incorporated in 1912. It is partly located in Osage County, which was founded in 1907; and partly in Tulsa County, which was formed in 1850.
Sand Springs and nearby Attractions
- Prattville Shopping Center
- Sand Springs Cultural and Historical Museum
- Walnut Creek State Park
- Gilcrease Museum
- Lake Keystone State Park
- Fred Drummond House
Things To Do In Sand Springs
While staying in Sand Springs, one can pay a visit to the Sand Springs Cultural and Historical Museum, which provides insight into the history of this area. The Sand Springs Shopping Center, the Harris Shopping Center and the Prattville Shopping Center are some of the local shopping destinations. The Osage Hills Country Club provides excellent facilities for golfers. Visitors can also plan a day trip to the Walnut Creek State Park and the Lake Keystone State Park.
Sand Springs Transportation
Tulsa International Airport is nearby.
Sand Springs Higher Education
The University of Tulsa, Oklahoma State University, Tulsa Community College and Oral Roberts University are nearby.