Delaware county is located in northeastern Oklahoma on the Arkansas/Missouri border with Jay serving as the county seat.
The northern section of the county is dominated by beautiful waterways and scenic parks including the Grand Lake O' the Cherokees (which is fed from the north by the Grand (Neosho) River), Bernice State Park and Honey Creek State Park. Moving further south one encounters Lake Eucha, Lake Eucha State Park and a portion of Spavinaw Lake.
Major thoroughfares include the Cherokee Turnpike/U.S. Highway 412 which skirts the southern part of the county.
Historical sites include the Bassett Grove Ceremonial Grounds near Grove, the Hildebrand Mill near Siloam Springs and the Saline Courthouse near Rose.
Other Oklahoma Counties nearby:
(Vinita) Craig County
(Jay) Delaware County
(Pryor) Mayes County
(Nowata) Nowata County
(Miami) Ottawa County
(Claremore) Rogers County
08/10 Coming to The Jay 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.