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Sallisaw is located in eastern Oklahoma in Sequoyah County (of which it is the county seat) east of Oklahoma City along U.S. Highway 59 and just north of Interstate 40.

The town offers several recreational opportunities in nearby Brushy Creek State Park, Sallisaw State Park and Robert S. Kerr Lake as well as the Arkansas River. In addition, Blue Ribbon Downs, Oklahoma's first pari-mutual race track is open on weekends.

Area attractions include the Sequoyah's Home Site. Sequoyah was the Cherokee who gained world-wide fame for creating the Cherokee Nation's syllabary. This is also the burial place of the gangster "Pretty Boy" Floyd. Also of interest are the Fourteen Flags Museum and the Dwight Prebyterian Mission.

The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 7,910, an increase of 788 since 1990.

Central Oklahoma Campgrounds Sallislaw Creek Public Use Area |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Blue Ribbon Motor Inn |
Oklahoma State Parks Brushy Creek State Park | Sallisaw State Park |

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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.
Johnson County Peach Festival Clarksville AR July25-28 Johnson County Peach Festival is the oldest festival in the State. Concessionaires bring their wares from good ol' home cookin' to handmade arts and crafts. Enjoy live entertainment and don't miss the Peach Cobbler Bake-Off and Jam/Jelly Contest.
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.