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Checotah, Oklahoma

  • Checotah's PRCA Champions

    Checotah has a rich heritage in cattle ranching which was the root for the sport of rodeo. Rodeo has made the town the Steerwrestling Capital of the World. Five (5) PRCA World Champion Steerwrestle...
    Checotah's PRCA Champions

  • Pulitzer Prize Winner

    Checotah's library is named in honor of the Pulitzer Prize winner, Jim Griffing Lucas. * A third generation Checotahan born June 22, 1914, *A 1931 graduate of Checotah High School and a champion...
    Pulitzer Prize Winner

Attractions and Upcoming Events

United Methodist Church

The United Methodist Church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Checotah, OK Historic Churches

Honey Springs Civil War Battlefield

Honey Springs Battlefield Memorial Park has gained national prestige as being listed on the National Map of Civil War Sites. On July 17, 1863, smoke billowed and cannons roared when nearly 6,000 Confederates were defeated by 3,400 Federals just 3 1/2 miles northeast of Checotah, Oklahoma.

Checotah, OK Battlesites

Checotah Roundup Club Rodeos

Rodeo has always been a part of Checotah's history. This area is home to many champion cowboys and cowgirls, some of which always return to compete in Old Settler's Day events, including the annual Checotah Round-up Club rodeo.

Checotah, OK Rodeos

Indian Territory Cemetery

The Indian Territory Cemetery has markers dating from 1872 to 1912.

Checotah, OK Cemeteries

Sharpe House

The house was constructed on land bought in 1911

Checotah, OK Historic Homes

Things to do near Checotah, OK

Battle of Locust

Langley was the site of the Civil War's Battle of Locust Grove. ...

Adair State Park Camping

Adair State Park offers tranquil camping with 6 electric and water hookups, primitive campsites, restroom with showers, picni...

Greenleaf Nature Trail

An 18 mile primitive trail on the banks of Greenleaf Lake, passes over a swinging bridge, and makes a return loop through the...

Clark Hardware

Having been in business since 1938, Clark Hardware was originally located in the Old Farmers Supply Building. In 1949, the cu...