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Located in the Southeast Region
of the state, in Elk County
, (County Seat).
Howard was named for General Oliver Otis Howard (1830-1909). The town became county seat of the new Elk county when Howard county was split into two counties, Elk and Chautauqua County, on March 25, 1875.
The Elk River forms the southern boundary of Howard and Highway K-99 runs along the east side of town.
- Elk River Festival is held the last Saturday in September; crafts, contests.
- Elk County Fair is in July.
- Founded: 1870.
- Population: 815
- Elevation: 1040 feet
- Latitude: 3728' 13" N
- Longitude: 96 15' 48" W
- ZIP code: 67349
- Area Code: 620
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06/18 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.
Kansas State Fair Hutchinson KS September6-15 Each year, over 400,000 visitors flock to the Kansas State Fair to visit a wide array of exhibits, partake in fabulous Fair food, and see the amazing butter sculpture.
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.