The City of Piedmont is located near the geographic center of
Oklahoma, in the far northeast corner of Canadian County on
State Highway 4. Piedmont has easy access to Highway 3 and 4 and
is located approximately 4 miles from the Kilpatrick Turnpike
connecting to Interstates 35, 40, and 44. The city contains 43
squaremiles and borders Oklahoma City.
A dynamic metro city, Piedmont's population has grown from 3650
in 2000 to its estimated size of 6000 today.
Growth Rate -
One of the fastest growing communities in the State of Oklahoma,
Piedmont grew at the rate of 64% from the 2000 U.S. Census
making it the lead
community for growth in the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Area.
The Piedmont School System also grew at 14% in the last year.
Building permits increased from 110
in 2004 to 121 for 2005.
Traffic Count -
The average number of vehicles passing through one of the
busiest intersections in Piedmont, Edmond Road and Piedmont
Road, is approximately 17,424
in a 24 hour period.
- The City of Piedmont offers water and sewer services, as well
as contracts for the provision of trash services.
Oklahoma Natural Gas provides gas services to the City and the
Cimarron Electric and Oklahoma Gas and Electric provides
electricity service. Piedmont is served by AT&T
as well as major wireless providers and cable television. The
city has wireless bandwidth as well as DSL wired services.
Currently, there is one newspaper that is
published weekly, The Piedmont Gazette.
Sales Tax Rate -
- There are currently six churches located in Piedmont.
- Piedmont's booming school district is made up of 5 different
schools with a total staff number of 149. The school system
consists of the Primary School,
2 Elementary Schools, Middle School, and High School. There are
a number of opportunities for higher education within a thirty
mile radius of Piedmont.