Warr Acres is a city in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, United States, and a part of the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. It was established after World War II by C.B. Warr, a dynamic businessman, builder, and commercial developer. The population was 10,043 at the 2010 census.
The city lies within the Putnam City School District.
The Warr Acres housing addition and Warr Acres Second Addition was developed in 1937 by Clyde B. Warr. An addition that would later form part of the city of Warr Acres, Putnam City was developed by state lawmaker Israel Putnam in 1909.
The city formed when the residents of 11 additions, including Putnam City, petitioned to incorporate in February 1948. The city of Bethany filed suit, but lost in an Oklahoma Supreme Court decision.
Shopping districts appeared along MacArthur Avenue in the 1960s and 1970s. By 1979, the town had grown to three square miles after annexing several residential developments.
The City of Warr Acres has a mayor-council form of government. James "Jim" Mickley serves as mayor and current city council members are; John Van Thaer, Pat Woolley, Kim Allsup, Jon Evans, Roger Godwin, John Knipp, Donnie Ryan and Glenn Lipinski.
Warr Acres is a northwest suburb of Oklahoma City. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.8 square miles (7.3 km2) centered along N MacArthur Boulevard, of which 2.8 square miles (7.3 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (1.06%) is water.