The Village History
The area now covered by The Village was originally occupied by Native Americans. The first town hall of The Village was built in 1951. It was incorporated in 1959. Gene Bumpass became the first city manager on May 7, 1959. The city is located in Oklahoma County, which was established in 1890.
The Village and nearby Attractions
- Lakeview Shopping Center
- Oklahoma City Zoo
- Oklahoma City Museum of Art
- Frontier City
- State Capital State Park
- Omniplex Science Museum
Things To Do In The Village
The Village is home to many parks and open spaces, including the Bumpass Park, Meeker Park, Duffner Park and Johnson Park. One can shop at the Puddin Lane Shopping Center, the Village Plaza Shopping Center, the Lakeview Shopping Center and the Village Park Shopping Center. The Oklahoma City Museum of Art, the Oklahoma State Museum of History, the Edmond Historical Society Museum and the Harn Homestead Museum are popular local recreational spots as well. The State Capital State Park and Oklahoma City Zoo are in the neighborhood.
The Village Transportation
Will Rogers World Airport is nearby.
The Village Higher Education
Southern Nazarene University, Oklahoma City University and Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City provide facilities for higher education.