Craig county, created in 1907 and named for Granville Craig, a prominent Cherokee, is located in northeastern Oklahoma on the Kansas border and names Vinita as its county seat.
Although abutting counties with major lakes, rivers and state parks, Craig county, other than a brief brush with the Grand (Neosho) River in the northeast section, is devoid of significant bodies of water. The nearest state park is Disney/Little Blue State Park in northeast Mayes County. The Grand Lake O' the Cherokees is to the east in Delaware County.
Historic Route 66 passes through the southeast section of the county. In addition, Spraker Service Station, Randall Tire Company and the the Craig County Courthouse, all in Vinita, are listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Other Oklahoma Counties nearby:
(Vinita) Craig County
(Jay) Delaware County
(Pryor) Mayes County
(Nowata) Nowata County
(Miami) Ottawa County
(Claremore) Rogers County
09/23 Coming to The Vinita 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.
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.