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Perry is located in north central Oklahoma in Noble County (of which it is the county seat) north of Oklahoma City just west of U.S. Highway 77 and 2 miles east of Interstate 35 northwest of Lake McMurtry and Lake Carl Blackwell.

The town is best known for housing the Cherokee Strip Museum/Rose Hill School, a collection of artifacts from Oklahoma's early settlement days. The "Hopes and Dreams" statue commemorating the Strip's opening sits on the courthouse square.

Outdoor recreation can be found at Sooner Lake and the Arkansas River to the northeast and the Cimarron River.

The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 5,136, an increase of 158 since 1990.

History Cherokee Strip Museum/Rose Hill School |
Oklahoma Counties Noble County | Telephone 405-336-4684

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