Cherokee County, Oklahoma

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Cherokee County, Oklahoma
Cherokee National Capitol.jpg
Location within Oklahoma
Location within Oklahoma
Map of the United States highlighting Oklahoma
Oklahoma's location within the U.S.
Largest cityTahlequah
 • Total776 sq mi (2,010 km2)
 • Land749 sq mi (1,940 km2)
 • Water27 sq mi (70 km2), 3.5%
Population (est.)
 • (2013)48,017
 • Density63/sq mi (24/km2)
Congressional district2nd
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5

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