A Little About Oklahoma
Oklahoma was the 46th state admitted to statehood on November 16, 1907. The capital city is Oklahoma City. The state bird is the Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher and the state flower is the Mistletoe.
The state’s name comes from Choctaw Indian words for ‘red man,’ and the state flag honours more than 60 groups of Native Americans and their elders.
Agricultural economic feeders include cotton, poultry, milk, wheat and cattle with industries such as food processing, rubber/plastic products, electric products, machinery and transportation equipment also contributing.
A Good Place to Start a Business
With the 7th lowest tax burden in the nation (2007), Oklahoma was rated one of the most business-friendly states and has an unemployment rate of 5.6% (August 2011).