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Located in eastern Oklahoma, Okmulgee County was named for a Hitchita (Lower Creek) word meaning “boiling water.”  In 1868, Okmulgee was selected as the capital of the Creek Nation.  The St. Louis, Oklahoma and Southern Railway was the first railroad in the county, built in 1900.  More railroads were built, and with the discovery of oil, the county grew and prospered.  The Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge is near Okmulgee and offers bird watching, trails, hunting and fishing.  Okmulgee State Park offers campsites and fishing. 

In 2000, census records showed 39,685 people living in Okmulgee County.  Countless assets exist for tracing genealogy in Okmulgee County including legal records and cemetery records.  Valuable resources for researching genealogy in Okmulgee County are provided below.  

Discover Okmulgee County and trace your family history and ancestry with this list of county-specific genealogy resources.

Okmulgee County Courthouse Information

Detailed Map of Okmulgee County

Existing Towns in Okmulgee County

Ghost Towns in Okmulgee County

Cemeteries in Okmulgee County

Libraries in Okmulgee County

Newspaper Archives of Okmulgee County

Tribal Nations in Okmulgee County

Add'l Resources for Okmulgee County

Places to Visit in Okmulgee County

Okmulgee County Courthouse Information

Okmulgee County Clerk
P.O. Box 904
Okmulgee, OK  74447
Telephone:  (918) 756-0788

Directions:  On the square on W. 7th between S. Seminole and Okmulgee.

Records available:  Court Clerk has marriage, divorce, porbate and civil court records; County Clerk has land records from 1900.

Detailed Map of Okmulgee County

Search for cemeteries, highways and scenic sites, or examine county and township lines with this detailed map of Okmulgee County

Existing Towns in Okmulgee County

The following towns and cities are located in present day Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.

Beggs

Dewar

Grayson

Henryetta

Hoffman

Morris

Winchester

Okmulgee

  

Ghost Towns in Okmulgee County

The following towns and cities either no longer exist in Okmulgee County or are still populated, but significantly less so than in years past.  These towns and cities are commonly referred to as "ghost towns."  Brief information about many of these ghost towns can be found on the Okmulgee County OKGenWeb.org Towns & Information page

Bald Hill

Bryant

Coalton

Cobb

Dighton

Eram

Furrs

Gaither

Hectorville

Jeness

Kusa

Natura

Nuyaka

Orcutt

Preston

Salem

Schulter

Tiger

Tolan

Wildcat

Yarrow

  

Cemeteries in Okmulgee County

The following cemeteries are located in present day Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.

Alexander Cemetery

Antioch Cemetery

Arbeeka Cemetery

Asbury Cemetery

Bald Hill (African-
American) Cemetery

Bald Hill (Morris) 
Cemetery

Barnet-Fisher Cemetery

Beaver Cemetery

Beggs Cemetery

Berryhill Family
Cemetery

Big Cussetah Cemetery

Bruner Cemetery

Burgess Cemetery

Bumer Canyon
Cemetery

Cane Creek Cemetery

Coal Creek Cemetery

Creek Mine Cemetery

Fields Family Cemetery

Fish Family Cemetery

Grayson Cemetery

Henryetta Cemetery

Highland Park
Cemetery

Hoffman Cemetery

Holleyman Cemetery

Indian Baptist Church
Cemetery

Indian Nation
Cemetery

Isparhecher Cemetery

Jerusalem Cemetery

Little Cussetah
Cemetery

Miller Cemetery

Morris Cemetery

Mott Tiger Cemetery

New Bethel Cemetery

New Post Oak
Cemetery

Northwest Cemetery

Nuyaka Cemetery

Oakdale Cemetery

Oakwood Cemetery

Okmulgee Cemetery

Our Lady of Grace
Cemetery

Pawhuska Cemetery

Pleasant Hill Cemetery

Polk Cemetery

Preston Cemetery

Robinson Rentie Community
Cemetery

Sacred Heart Cemetery

Salem Cemetery

Sermon Hill Cemetery

Sharp Cemetery

Snake Creek Baptist
Church Cemetery

Sonora Cemetery

South Morton Street
Cemetery

Southwest Cemetery

Stake Cemetery

Talahassee Cemetery

Tecumseh Cemetery

Tolon Cemetery

West Lawn Cemetery

Wildcat Cemetery

Wilson/Salt Creek
Cemetery

Woodlawn Cemetery

Libraries in Okmulgee County

Henryetta Public Library
518 W. Main
Henryetta, OK  74437
Telephone:  (918) 652-7377

Morris Library
321 S. Hughes
Morris, OK  74445
Telephone:  (918) 733-2222

Okmulgee Public Library
218 S. Okmulgee
Okmulgee, OK  74447
Telephone:  (918) 756-1448

  

Historic Newspaper Archives of Okmulgee County

Beggs Independent

Henryetta Freelance

Okmulgee Oklahoma Times

Tribal Nations in Okmulgee County

Muscogee (Creek) Nation
Hwy 75 & SH-56 Loop
Okmulgee, OK  74447
Telephone:  (918) 732-7992

Additional Genealogy Resources for Okmulgee County

Okmulgee County on OKGenWeb: Oklahoma Genealogy & History

Indian and Pioneer Papers for Okmulgee County

Okmulgee County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 805
Okmulgee, OK  74447

Places to Visit in Okmulgee County

While researching your family history in Okmulgee County, be sure to check out the following attractions located in the area.

Blucher Custom Boot Company

Creek Nation Casino

Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge

Dripping Springs Lake

Dripping Springs State Park

Henryetta Territorial Museum

Jim Hall Lake/Nichols Park

Okmulgee State Park