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
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Cherokee
 • Total 12.0 sq mi (31.1 km2)
 • Land 12.0 sq mi (31.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 797 ft (243 m)
Population (2007)
 • Total 16,419
 • Density 1,368.3/sq mi (527.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 74464-74465
Area code(s) 918
FIPS code 40-72100[1]
GNIS feature ID 1098721[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.

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