Muskogee county is located in eastern Oklahoma with the town of Muskogee serving as the county seat.
The county is bounded on the north by the Arkansas River (separating it from Wagoner County)and on the southeast by the Canadian River, flowing in between the county and Haskell County. Other than the smaller Red River and lower Arkansas drainage areas, all the water in Oklahoma passes through some part of Muskogee county.
Among the nearly 40 "Historic Places" is the Cherokee National Cemetery just east of Fort Gibson. Other sites of interest include Ft. Gibson within the town of Fort Gibson and Ft. Davis near Muskogee.
The county population on July 1, 1999, was 70,091, an increase of 2,013 over the 1990 census.
Other Oklahoma Counties nearby:
(Stilwell) Adair County
(Tahlequah) Cherokee County
(Sapulpa) Creek County
(Stigler) Haskell County
(Euraula) McIntosh County
(Muskogee) Muskogee County
04/13 Coming to The Muskogee 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.
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.