Cherokee County, Oklahoma

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Cherokee County, Oklahoma
Cherokee National Capitol.jpg
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Cherokee County
Location in the U.S. state of Oklahoma
Map of the United States highlighting Oklahoma
Oklahoma's location in the U.S.
Founded 1907
Seat Tahlequah
Largest city Tahlequah
Area
 • Total 776 sq mi (2,010 km2)
 • Land 749 sq mi (1,940 km2)
 • Water 27 sq mi (70 km2), 3.5%
Population (est.)
 • (2013) 48,017
 • Density 63/sq mi (24/km2)
Congressional district 2nd
Time zone Central: 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