McIntosh county is located in eastern Oklahoma with Eufaula
serving as the county seat.
The county has a good percentage of its acreage in the form of water--specifically, about half of Eufaula Lake, the state's largest. Of the two state parks on the lake, Lake Eufala State Park is located here. Arrowhead State Park is located in Pittsburg County.
Among the historic sites in the county is the Honey Springs Battlefield north of Rentiesville near the Muskogee County line. The site dates to Civil War times and was the first battle where troops on both sides included Native Americans, African Americans, and European Americans. Other sites in the county include the Slippery Moss Shelter near Texanna and the McIntosh County Courthouse in Eufaula.
The county population on July 1, 1999, was 19,269, an increase of 2,490 over the 1990 census.
Other Oklahoma Counties nearby:
(Stigler) Haskell County
(Holdenville) Hughes County
(Wilburton) Latimer County
(Poteau) Le Flore County
(Euraula) McIntosh County
(Muskogee) Muskogee County
04/04 Coming to The Euraula 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.
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.
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.
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.