Cherokee County, Oklahoma

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Cherokee County, Oklahoma
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Cherokee County
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Map of the USA highlighting Oklahoma
Oklahoma's location in the U.S.
Founded information needed
Seat Tahlequah
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

776 sq mi (2,010 km²)
751 sq mi (1,945 km²)
25 sq mi (65 km²), 3.27%
 - (2000)
 - Density

57/sq mi (22/km²)

Cherokee County is a county in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population was 42,521. Its capital city is Tahlequah.

Geography[change | change source]

The county has a total area of 776 square miles.

Bordering counties[change | change source]

Cities and towns[change | change source]

NRHP sites[change | change source]

The following sites in Cherokee County are listed on the National Register of Historic Places:

  • Cherokee Female Seminary, Tahlequah
  • Cherokee National Capitol, Tahlequah
  • Cherokee National Jail, Tahlequah
  • Cherokee Supreme Court Building, Tahlequah
  • First Cherokee Female Seminary Site, Tahlequah
  • French-Parks House, Tahlequah
  • Illinois Campground, Tahlequah
  • Indian University of Tahlequah, Tahlequah
  • Dr. Irwin D. Loeser Log Cabin, Tahlequah
  • Murrell Home, Park Hill
  • Ross Cemetery, Park Hill
  • Tahlequah Armory, Tahlequah
  • Tahlequah Carnegie Library, Tahlequah
  • Joseph M. Thompson House, Tahlequah