In 2014, the City of Owasso joined Nextdoor, a private social network designed specifically for neighborhoods. Nextdoor allows residents to securely communicate with other residents within their neighborhood, or nearby neighborhoods. Here the city will provide links to help you get started with Nextdoor and make the most of this useful site. Access all help articles on Nextdoor.
The City on Nextdoor
The city is now able to communicate information directly to residents through Nextdoor, yet is not able to see the secure communications between residents. This means the city can provide important information, without compromising the privacy Nextdoor provides. Learn how to interact with the city on Nextdoor.
Benefits to Residents
Read about the benefits of joining Nextdoor.
Basic Information About Nextdoor
Find articles on how Nextdoor was started, who runs it, how it is funded, features you can utilize and more.
Starting a Next Door Neighborhood Site
To make it easier for Owasso neighborhoods to join, the City provided map data of Owasso's neighborhood boundaries to Nextdoor. Visit Nextdoor to see if a site has been created for your neighborhood. If not, you may be the first to start one. Browse articles on Starting a Neighborhood Page.
The person who starts a page for a neighborhood is considered the Founding Member. Once the site has been established, you may begin inviting neighbors to join. Visit the Nextdoor website for more information on inviting neighbors.
These members have the ability to organize the site and other tasks. Leads include the Founding Member, but others may also be Neighborhood Leads. Read articles on Neighborhood Leads.
How to Use Nextdoor
There are many ways to use Nextdoor, send messages, post photos, create events and more. View the articles on how to use the site.
Verifying Your Address
Nextdoor will only allow members to join if they can verify their address in the neighborhood. This is a security mechanism that ensures only you and your neighbors are able to join the page. Find articles on verifying addresses.
One of the benefits of Nextdoor is the ability to share information with nearby neighborhoods. Residents can control what is shared with nearby neighborhoods. Browse articles on how to utilize the Nearby Neighborhoods features.
Privacy & Safety
Read articles about maintaining your privacy on Nextdoor.