Ardmore, city (1990 pop. 23,079), seat of Carter co., S Okla.; inc. 1898. It is the commercial center of an oil and farm area. Its industries include oil refining, tourism, and the manufacture of electronic equipment, plastics, fabricated metal products, and feeds. Adjacent Lake Murray State Park and the nearby Arbuckle Mts. offer recreation.
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