Shawnee is located 35 miles east of Oklahoma City and has a strong sense of place, highlighted by its rich history and diversity. The City has a population of over 31,000 and serves as a regional hub for the surrounding predominately rural area and is also the County seat for Pottawatomie County. Shawnee is home to Oklahoma Baptist University, Gordon Cooper Technology Center, and also serves as a regional medical center. Shawnee is located within Oklahoma City's Combined Statistical Area, which has a regional population of over 1.4 million. Shawnee is a great place to live, work, and visit and we look forward to welcoming you.