Tahlequah Cherokee County, Oklahoma

Tahlequah: City in Oklahoma

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Location of Tahlequah on Oklahoma map.

About

Tahlequah is a city located in the county of Cherokee in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. Its population at the 2010 census was 15,753 and a population density of 486 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 16,998 inhabitants.

The city was created 183 years ago in 1837.

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Tahlequah Oklahoma
Tahlequah  Oklahoma image

Geography

Tahlequah is located at 35°54'55"N 94°58'12"W (35.9153700, -94.9699600).

Tahlequah map

Weather

Tahlequah forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. more

Tahlequah Quick Facts

Population : 16,998 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Oklahoma (United States)
County : Cherokee County
Postal code : 74464–74465
Area : 32.43 km2
Altitude : 797 feet / 243 meters
Capital city : Tahlequah is capital of Cherokee County
Establishment : January 01, 1838 (183 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 01:14:52 (26th October 2021)
Density : 524 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.32% (2010-2020)
Weather : 77℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Tahlequah increased by 7.32% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,753 - census
2011 15,994 1.51% estimation process
2012 16,231 1.46% estimation process
2013 16,201 -0.19% estimation process
2014 16,368 1.02% estimation process
2015 16,456 0.53% estimation process
2016 16,628 1.03% estimation process
2017 16,727 0.59% estimation process
2018 16,704 -0.14% estimation process
2019 16,819 0.68% estimation process
2020 16,998 1.05% estimation process

Tahlequah zip code is 74464. County name: Cherokee, County fips: 40021

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Local Places in Tahlequah

1 Tahlequah City Hall
Rating: 3 (2)

Address: 111S S Cherokee Ave, Tahlequah, OK 74464 ➦ Show Map

☎ +19184560651 🔗 Url

Tahlequah City Hall
2 City Hall Annex

Address: 315 Muskogee Ave, Tahlequah, OK 74464 ➦ Show Map

☎ +19184319500 🔗 Url

People born in Tahlequah (37)

People born in Tahlequah, including actor Wes Studi, actor Chaske Spencer, curator Marion True, you can see a list of people who born in Tahlequah.

  • Wilma Mankiller (Chief of the Cherokee Nation) she was born in 18/11/1945
  • Billy Ray Waldon (convicted rapist and murderer) he was born in 03/01/1952
  • Bill Harrelson (baseball player) he was born in 17/11/1945
  • Bill John Baker (Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation) he was born in 09/02/1952
  • Bill Keith (American politician and author) he was born in 19/08/1934
  • Butch Davis (American college football player, college football coach, professional football coach) he was born in 17/11/1951
  • Dewey Luster (American football player and coach) he was born in 01/02/1899
  • Hastings Shade (Fullblood Cherokee traditionalist and fluent speaker, former deputy chief of the Cherokee Nation) he was born in 20/05/1941
  • Jackson Narcomey (Muscogee Creek-Seminole painter and printmaker from Oklahoma (1942-2012)) he was born in 25/01/1942
  • Jerome Tiger (American artist (1941-1967)) he was born in 08/07/1941
  • Kevi Luper (American basketball player) she was born in 06/07/1990
  • Mack Easley (American politician) he was born in 14/10/1916
  • Ronald G. Lewis (Native American social worker and educator from Oklahoma) he was born in 01/01/1941
  • Sam Claphan (American football player (1956-2001)) he was born in 10/10/1956
  • Sonny Sixkiller (American football player) he was born in 06/09/1951
  • Ted H. Scroggins (American soldier) he was born in 13/09/1918
  • Tyler Bunch (American actor) he was born in 10/02/1970
  • Daniel Draper (American politician) he was born in 18/04/1940

Schools in Tahlequah

College & universities near Tahlequah, OK

Code Name City ZIP
207263 Northeastern State University Tahlequah (OK) 74464-2399
207272 Beauty Technical College Inc Tahlequah (OK) 74465
418296 Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee Muskogee (OK) 74403-1889
206817 Bacone College Muskogee (OK) 74403-1597
432074 Northeast Technology Center-Kansas Kansas (OK) 74347

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Tahlequah, OK

Code Name Address Type
TLS Tulsa, Oklahoma 317 South Detroit St. BUS

Post offices near Tahlequah

Post Office Name City ZIP
Tahlequah Post Office Tahlequah (OK) 74464
Park Hill Post Office Park Hill (OK) 74451
Welling Post Office Welling (OK) 74471
Moody Post Office Moodys (OK) 74444
Hulber Post Office Hulbert (OK) 74441

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Cherokee County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Cherokee County , OK.

City Name Population Title
Park Hill 3,909 Census-designated place in Cherokee County, Oklahoma
Hulbert 580 Town in Cherokee County, Oklahoma, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Tahlequah distances to largest Oklahoma cities