Tahlequah, Oklahoma

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Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Tahlequah at sundown on September 14, 2008
Tahlequah at sundown on September 14, 2008
Location of Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Location of Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Coordinates: Coordinates: 35°54′46″N 94°58′17″W / 35.91278°N 94.97139°W / 35.91278; -94.97139
CountryUnited States
StateOklahoma
CountyCherokee
Area
 • Total12.0 sq mi (31.1 km2)
 • Land12.0 sq mi (31.1 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
797 ft (243 m)
Population
 • Total16,419
 • Density1,368.3/sq mi (527.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
74464-74465
Area code(s)918
FIPS code40-72100[1]
GNIS feature ID1098721[2]

Tahlequah (Pronounced "Tal a Kwa") is the county seat of Cherokee County, Oklahoma, United States. It is at the foot hills of the Ozark Mountains. Tahlequah is also home to Northeastern State University.

References[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.