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Strategically located within 90 minutes of three major metropolitan communities, Ponca City has the amenities normally found only in larger communities but without the hassles of traffic jams, overcrowding, high utility rates and urban crime.
      In an ever changing world, risk management is a crucial aspect that every company must explore. No one is risk free, but Ponca City’s setting in the heartland is recognizable as a premier "safe haven" location. 
 Our proximity to I-35 and to three major metropolitan areas makes us a valuable attraction both geographically and strategically.
Situated in the middle of the Nation, we are a natural location for distribution, manufacturing, research and corporate facilities.As a result of having a first-class airport runway, corporate travelers are experiencing the luxury and convenience of using Ponca City as their preferred mid- America refueling location.
Our existing corporate firms have long recognized the ease of doing business in Ponca City solely based upon our excellent location and transportation amenities.
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The Ponca City Fire Department provides ambulance service for emergency calls and routine transfers. For more information call 767-0368 for emergencies call 911.

Cable One TV, located at 303 N. 4th St., provides cable television services for Ponca City. Call 762-6684.

The Chamber's purpose is to "Serve as the business community's catalyst for leading the Ponca City area into a growing, diversified and prosperous future". Call 765-4400.

The State of Oklahoma operates an office located at the National Guard Armory at 1015 West South Avenue. The examiner is available on Tuesday & Wednesday from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. For more information call 762-1728.

Area residents may obtain motor vehicle registrations, license plates, and trailer licenses at the Oklahoma State License Tag Agency, located at 2101 N. 14th, in the Ponca Plaza. The office is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Thursdays until 6:00 p.m. For more information call 765-8711.

The Oklahoma Natural Gas Company, located at 2205 N. Ash, provides gas service for the Ponca City area. Call 762-6307.

The Ponca City Utility Authority provides electric, water, wastewater and solid waste service for residences and businesses in the Ponca City Area. The billing office, located at 516 E. Grand Avenue, is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please call 767-0311 for billing inquires and hook=ups. Call 767-0405 for service problems.

Trash collection for residents is included automatically on residents' Ponca City Authority bills. Residential service includes pick-up twice a week of 35-gallon cans (not to exceed 75 lbs. each). Grass clippings are not considered normal refuse for pick-up service. Carryout and special pick-up services are available. For more information call 767-0411.

Southwestern Bell Telephone provides local telephone services for the Ponca City area. To obtain service, call 1-800-464-7928.

Residents may register to vote at the Oklahoma State License Tag Agency of Kay County, which is located at 2101 N. 14th Street, in the Ponca Plaza. Mail-in forms are available at the Ponca City Library.

The Ponca City Board of Education is located at 111 W. Grand. For more information on enrollment call 767-8000.
The Pioneer Technology Center is located at 2101 N. Ash and can be reached at 762-8336.
Northern Oklahoma College is locate at 1220 E. Grand in Tonkawa and can be reached at (580)628-6200.
The University Center at Ponca City (UC) is a higher education learning site that brings college degree programs from the other institutions to Ponca City. UC provides Bachelor and higher degrees from prestigious universities such as Oklahoma State University, the University of Oklahoma, and Northwestern Oklahoma State University.
UC is located at 1005 S. Pine and can be reached at 762-2856.

The United States Post Office has a Ponca City branch located at 402 E. Grand Avenue and can be reached at 762-2485.

The City of Ponca City encourages recycling and will accept most recyclable materials, except for used oil, anti-freeze, and plastic. The Recycling Center is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, is located at 1001 W. Prospect, and can be reached at 767-0458.

Ponca City Medical Center, located at 1900 N. 14th Street, offers a variety of services including home health care, outpatient surgery unit, 24 hour emergency department/poison control center, nutrition directions, birthing rooms, diagnostic imaging, cardiac rehabilitation, laser & laparoscopic surgery, speech & physical rehabilitation and behavioral medicine.
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