FAQs

General Questions

What is the population of Stillwater?

The population of the City Stillwater is estimated to be 50,332 in 2019. Payne County’s population is estimated at 87,130 in 2019. Stillwater is the micropolitan hub for north central Oklahoma, encompassing a population of 1,510,080 within a 60-mile radius.

Where’s the nearest airport?

Stillwater Regional Airport was recognized by the Federal Aviation Administration as Oklahoma’s Airport of the Year for 2017. It is located at 2020 West Airport Road and can be reached at 405-372-7881.

Commercial air service through American Airlines connects you to Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport. To learn more about SWO, visit¬†flystillwaterok.com. Oklahoma City’s Will Rogers International Airport and Tulsa International Airport also offer commercial air service, both about one hour away from Stillwater.

What is the name of the local newspaper?

The Stillwater News Press
405-372-5000

The O’Colly (Oklahoma State University)
405-744-8373

The Stillwater Journal
405-547-2411

What is the name of the local radio station?

The House FM (KJTH)
800-324-8488

My Praise FM (KLVV)
800-324-8488

Team Radio (KPNC)
580-767-1101

KLOR – Classic Hits
580-762-3900

Tripleplay – Sports Talk
405-377-5325

Stillwater Radio Group
405-372-7800

What methods of transportation does Stillwater offer?

OSU Transit
405-744-6525

Mini-Bus for seniors
405-747-8070

Membership Questions

Who can join the Chamber?

The Chamber of Commerce membership is open to any business, corporation, partnership, association or nonprofit enterprise or any individual interested in advancing the economic interests of Stillwater and the surrounding area.

Why should I join the Chamber of Commerce?

Businesses join the chamber to gain an advantage. You will not only benefit from the community development tools, but also the access to the many networking and marketing opportunities of the Chamber. For more information on benefits of a partnership, click here. For a listing of Chamber networking opportunities, click here.

What’s the cost of a Chamber partnership?

Annual investment in the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce is based on the member’s size and stake in the community. Therefore, our investment schedule is based on number of employees or size of facility. The base investment level for small business is $275. For a full investment schedule, click here.

What opportunities are there for me to get involved?

Much of the Chamber’s work is accomplished through a system of volunteer committees, councils, and task forces and your participation is encouraged. As you volunteer your time to the committees and affiliates that match your interests, you’ll be making a contribution to the quality of life in the Stillwater community. In addition, you’ll find opportunities to promote and expand your business. For a complete listing of our committees and task forces, click here.

How can my business sponsor a Chamber event?

Sponsorships are available for many events throughout the year, from Business After Hours to the Annual Meeting. This provides opportunities for partners to associate their names with unique events and business exposure to top decision makers. Contact our Events Coordinator at 405-372-5573.

Additional Questions

If you have additional questions, contact the chamber via phone, email, or stop by the chamber office. We’re happy to help you!

Why You Should Partner with Us

"Being a member of the Chamber has introduced us to so many wonderful people. Our fellow chamber members never cease to amaze us with their support and friendship. We thank each of them for all they do for us as a business, and, more importantly, what they are doing to better our wonderful community."

Matt Sullins, Stonecloud Patio & Taproom

"One of my favorite quotes: Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. Everyone has been so welcoming and helpful, I am so proud to be a member of the Stillwater Chamber."

Kristi Wilhelm, Cornerstone Caregiving

"As a chamber member, you gain access to an influential network that allows you to forge connections, champion your cause, and unite people in support of critical endeavors such as the efforts of Wings of Hope Family Crisis Services."

Lelani Mooreland, Wings of Hope Family Crisis Services

"The Stillwater Chamber was instrumental for me to get connected in the business community when I moved back to Stillwater. Since joining, I got my name out, went from Member to Committee Chair, but more importantly, I made many key friends I would not have otherwise."

Bryan Langford-Loftis, Loftis & Wetzel Insurance

"Invest in your business by getting involved in the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce! It is a great avenue for networking and making connections with other local business owners, potential clients, and key decision-makers in the community, plus it drives our city's economic development and advocates for local business growth and retention!"

Kendra Burtrum, Stan Clark Companies

"My membership and participation in Chamber events has opened doors that I would have never had opened. The programs offered have given me knowledge and insight into how to be the best business person I can be. Our membership also introduces our business to others and gives us opportunities to support our community with economic growth and business development."

Terri Collier, BancFirst

"Being a Chamber member has allowed me the opportunity to meet and work with professionals across all spectrums of business. I had no idea there was such a fantastic business community in Stillwater!"

Austin Pollard, RCB Bank

"I value being a chamber member because I love Stillwater and I want to see Stillwater be the best community that it can be. If I have the ability to contribute to that in any way I am going to
be there. As a citizen I see that as my civic duty."

Jim Rutledge, Community Investor

Thank You to Our Chamber Partners!