Economic Development

About Economic Development

Contact Information

Yolanda Creswell
Economic Development Director
522 West Rainey Avenue
Weatherford, Oklahoma 73096
Office: (580) 774-4505

Weatherford, Oklahoma: a quickly growing community of friendly people where businesses thrive. We are a university town offering a small-town atmosphere just an hour from Oklahoma City. With its rich history, Weatherford represents rural American values, hardworking people, strong ethics, and the tenacity to grow and succeed. This attitude and set of values have helped shape this western Oklahoma community.

Weatherford Area
Economic Development Foundation


It is the responsibility of the Weatherford Area Economic Development Foundation (WAEDF) to improve the quality of life in Weatherford, Oklahoma, by promoting and developing business retention and expansion, attract new businesses, creating new jobs and diversifying Weatherford’s economic base.


We support the growth of Weatherford and its infrastructure. This includes the Weatherford Industrial Park, the Weatherford Public Schools, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford Regional Hospital, Weatherford Airport, and the Weatherford downtown retail businesses.


The WAEDF will establish valuable relationships with other communities, counties, and the state. We will ensure that there is a well-trained workforce and we will help create an attractive business climate. We will continue to nurture relationships with our existing business and industry partners.


Weatherford, Oklahoma…The best place to work, to worship, to live, and to raise a family!


Weatherford, Oklahoma…Doing business in the heart of America