Pop. (2000) 4602 Elev. of 840 feet. Baxter Springs is located in Cherokee County
, in the Southeast Region
of the state. In the most southeastern corner of the state along US Highway 66, (Route 66), near Columbus
Incorporated in 1869, as a city of the second class; and at that time it was, by far, the most important place in the county. The site of Baxter Springs could scarcely be excelled in any country. It is neither level nor very hilly. Situated on the west side of Spring River, in the southeast corner of Cherokee County.
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07/27 Coming to The area
OK Mozart Festival Bartlesville OK June9-15 Oklahoma's Premier Music Festival,
OK Mozart brings the highest quality professional musical and cultural experience to the state of Oklahoma and the middle United States.
National Poultry Festival Rogers AR June14-15 In addition to a music concert, the weekend events includes a golf tournament, fishing tournament, skeet shoot, horseshoe tournament, ladies luncheon, motorcycle rally, kids’ activities, ice cream socials, a barbecue cooking contest, and a barbecue fair where delicious food can be sampled.
Tulsa Greek Festival Tulsa OK September19-21 Build your own Greek dinner, enjoy some Greek desserts, buy a Greek cookbook with an area flavor, and imagine the sights, sounds, and smells of Mediterranean life.
Arkansas Apple Festival Lincoln AR October4-6 The centerpiece of the festival is the unequalled variety of arts and crafts, featuring works of some of the most talented artisans in the Ozarks. One of the highlights of the Arkansas Apple Festival is the Apple Core Throwing Contest, a test of strength, accuracy, aerodynamics, and just plain luck.