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Facts About Muskogee

10 Interesting Facts About Muskogee

Facts About Muskogee

  1. The city has a total area of 38.8 square miles, of which 37.3 square miles is land and 1.4 square miles is water.
  2. Muskogee lies in the Arkansas River Valley and has a low, sea-level elevation compared to much of the rest of the state.
  3. Muskogee is the eleventh-largest city in Oklahoma and the county seat of Muskogee County.
  4. The town is served by U.S. Route 62, U.S. Route 64, U.S. Route 69, Oklahoma State Highway 16, Oklahoma State Highway 165, Oklahoma State Highway 351 and the Muskogee Turnpike.
  5. Muskogee is an economic centre for eastern Oklahoma and is home to several industrial activities. Georgia-Pacific has a tissue, paper towel, and napkin manufacturing plant in Muskogee.
  6. Muskogee was officially incorporated in 1876, even though the settlement had existed for decades before that under the same name.
  7. The elevation of Muskogee is 184 m above sea level.
  8. The estimated population of Muskogee is 37,337, as of 2020.
  9. Muskogee is known as the Three Forks region, this area was the hub for the settlement and development of what became Indian Territory.
  10. Muskogee celebrated its 150th Anniversary in 2022.

 

Facts About Muskogee
Interesting Facts About Muskogee