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McCurtain county, created in 1907 from Choctaw lands, is located in extreme southeastern Oklahoma with Idabel serving as the county seat.

The county contains the southern section of the Ouachita National Forest in which one will find Broken Bow Lake, Beavers Bend State Park, Hochatown State Park and the McCurtain County Wilderness area. In addition, Pine Creek Lake is situated near the western county line while the Red River forms the southern boundary.

Among the interesting historical sites are the Rouleau Hotel in Idabel, the Garvin Rock Church and the Grobin Davis Mound Group near Wright City.

The county population on July 1, 1999, was 34,795, an increase of 1,362 over the 1990 census.

Location: Idabel Oklahoma

Other Oklahoma Counties nearby:
(Hugo) Choctaw County
(Idabel) McCurtain County
(Antlers) Pushmataha County

09/25 Coming to The Idabel area
Hope Watermelon Festival Hope AR August9-11 Watermelon Olympics, melon judging and auction, watermelon eating contest, seed spitting contest, melon toss, antique engine show, entertainment and SW Arkansas' largest arts and crafts show.
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.