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Ardmore is a business, cultural and tourism city in and the county seat of Carter County, Oklahoma, United States. As of the 2010 Census, the city had a population of 24,283, while a 2011 estimate has the Ardmore micropolitan statistical area totaling 57,482 residents. Ardmore is located 90 miles (140 km) equidistant from Oklahoma City and Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas at the junction of Interstate 35 and U.S. Highway 70, and is generally considered the hub of the ten-county region in South Central Oklahoma, also known by state tourism pamphlets as Arbuckle Country and Lake and Trail Country. Geologically, Ardmore is situated about 9 miles (16 km) south of the Arbuckle Mountains, and is located at the eastern margin of the Healdton Basin, one of the most oil-rich regions of the United States.

Ardmore was named after the affluent Philadelphia suburb and historic Pennsylvania Main Line stop Ardmore, Pennsylvania, which was named after Ardmore, Ireland by the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1873. The name Ardmore is Gaelic signifying high grounds or hills.

On April 22, 1966 Ardmore was the site of the worst plane crash in Oklahoma history, which killed 83 people.

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Schools in and around Ardmore, OK

Name
Southern Oklahoma Technology Center
Less than 2 years (below associate); Public
Murray State College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $7,200 average out-state tuition; $2,760 average in-state tuition
North Central Texas College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $3,048 average out-state tuition; $1,848 average in-state tuition
Grayson County College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $2,952 average out-state tuition; $1,796 average in-state tuition
Kiamichi Technology Center-Durant
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public
Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Four or more years; Public; $11,340 average out-state tuition; $4,127 average in-state tuition
Southern School of Beauty Inc
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit

Ardmore, OK Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Fred R. McDaniel Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017