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Hominy is located in northeastern Oklahoma in Osage County northwest of Tulsa at the intersection of SRs 99 and 20 about 5 miles west of Skiatook Lake. It is named for Osage chief Ho-Mo-I ("Walks in the Night").

Area attractions include the county's last Osage Roundhouse. Built in 1919, it was used to hold traditional Osage dances. The Drummond Home, a 1905 Victorian structure, has been donated to the Oklahoma Historical Society and is open for tours. Another Victorian home, Shady Brook, was built in 1903 for local physician J.J. Fariley. The Little Stone School is a sandstone schoolhose erected in 1904.

Outdoor recreation for the area comes in the form of Birch Lake to the northeast, Bluestem Lake and Osage Hills State Park to the north, the Arkansas River, the Cimarron River, Walnut Creek State Park, Keystone Lake and Lake Keystone State Park to the south.

The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 2,217, a decrease of 125 since 1990.

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