Online Highways Home > Oklahoma > Tishomingo

Johnston County

Search Tishomingo Oklahoma

Johnston county, created at statehood in 1907 and named for Douglas H. Johnston, governor of the Chickasaw Nation, is located in south central Oklahoma with Tishomingo serving as the county seat. The county's center piece is the Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge which wraps much of Lake Texoma in the southern portion of the county.

County notables include Gene Autry, the "singing cowboy" and moviedom giant and William H. "Alfalfa Bill" Murray and Johnston Murray, father and son governors of Oklahoma.

Significant historical sites in the county include the Chickasaw National Capitols in Tishomingo; the Wapanucka Academy Site near Bromide and the White House of the Chickasaws near Emet.

The county population on July 1, 1999, was 10,310, an increase of 278 over the 1990 census.

Location: Tishomingo Oklahoma

Other Oklahoma Counties nearby:
(Atoka) Atoka County
(Durant) Bryan County
(Ardmore) Carter County
(Coalgate) Coal County
(Tishomingo) Johnston County
(Marietta) Love County

10/24 Coming to The Tishomingo area
Fort Worth Show of Antiques and Art Fort Worth TX March8-9 Formerly the Dolly Johnson Antique Show, this is one of the oldest shows in Texas.
Greater Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival West Newton PA August24-September29 Jousters will compete in the Jousting Arena, while the smallest of the kingdom can enjoy their time in the New Children's Realm. Also a Pirate’s Pub and a New upscale Crafts Marketplace. Weekends only.
Dallas Greek Food Festival Dallas TX September27-29 The Greek Food Festival supports Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church's ministries, community outreach, and youth programs.