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Visit the historic home of famous Cherokee alphabet creator, Sequoyah.

Located in northeastern Oklahoma, Sequoyah County is named for the Sequoyah District of the Cherokee Nation and for Sequoyah, a member of the Cherokee tribe who invented the Cherokee alphabet in the 1800s.  The first capital of the Cherokee Nation was located in Sequoyah County from 1829 to 1839.  The first railroad in the county was the Kansas and Arkansas Valley Railway, built in 1888-90.  Natural gas and limestone mining have been important industries in Sequoyah County.  Near Sallisaw, Sequoyah’s Cabin displays the 1829 log cabin home of Sequoyah.  Tenkiller State Park offers camping and cabins on the shores of Lake Tenkiller, while boating, fishing and scuba diving can be enjoyed on the lake. 

In 2000, census records showed 38,972 people living in Sequoyah County.  Countless assets exist for tracing genealogy in Sequoyah County including legal records, cemetery records and a local genealogy society.  Valuable resources for researching genealogy in Sequoyah County are provided below, including a list of existing towns, the county courthouse address, a detailed map of the county and a list of cemeteries located within the county. 

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

 

Sequoyah County Courthouse Information

Detailed Map of Sequoyah County

Existing Towns in Sequoyah County

Ghost Towns in Sequoyah County

Cemeteries in Sequoyah County

Libraries in Sequoyah County

Newspaper Archives of Sequoyah County

Add'l Resources for Sequoyah County

Places to Visit in Sequoyah County

 

Sequoyah County Courthouse Information

 

Sequoyah County Courthouse Information
120 E. Chickasaw St.
Sallisaw, OK  74955
Telephone:  (918) 775-5539

Directions:  Chickasaw St. & Oak St.

Records available:  Court Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and civil court records from 1907. 

 

Detailed Map of Sequoyah County

 

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

 

Existing Towns in Sequoyah County

 

While researching your family history in Sequoyah County, be sure to visit Sallisaw, the largest town in the county.  The following towns and cities are located in present day Sequoyah County, Oklahoma.

 

Gans

Gore

Marble City

Moffett

Muldrow

 

Paradise Hill

Roland

 

Sallisaw

Vian

 

   

Ghost Towns in Sequoyah County

 

The following towns and cities either no longer exist in Sequoyah County or are still populated, but significantly less so than in years past.  These towns and cities are commonly referred to as "ghost towns."

 

Akins

Belfonte

Blackgum

Box

Brent  

Brushy

Carlile

Cottonwood

Dwight Mission

Evening Shade

Flute Springs

Foreman

Hanson

Liberty

Long

Maple

Marble City

McKey

Nicut

Notchietown

Paw Paw

Pinhook Corners

Redbird Smith

Redland

Remy

Sadie

Short

Stony Point

Sycamore

   

Cemeteries in Sequoyah County

 

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

 

Akins Cemetery

Allison Cemetery

Baldridge Cemetery

Barling City Cemetery

Barnisky Cemetery

Barnes-Usrey Family
Plot

Barnoskie Cemetery

Belfonte Cemetery

Bell Cemetery

Benge Family
Cemetery

Bethel Christian
Cemetery

Blackfox Grave

Blackjack Cemetery

Blair Cemetery

Box Cemetery

Boyd Cemetery

Brackett Cemetery

Bradshaw Cemetery

Brent Cemetery

Brushy Cemetery

Bryan Cemetery

Buffington Cemetery

Bush Cemetery

Campbell Cemetery

Camp Creek Cemetery

Carlile Cemetery

Cedar Grove Cemetery

Cemetery on Redwood

Centerpoint Cemetery

Chambers Cemetery

Cherokee-McCoy
Cemetery

Choate Cemetery

Copeland Cemetery

Cottonwood Cemetery

Czarnikow Cemetery

Drake Stand
Cemetery

Duncan Cemetery

Dwight Cemetery

Dwight Mission
Cemetery

Ellis Cemetery

Faulkner Cemetery

Faulkner Family
Cemetery

Fields Cemetery

Fleetwood Cemetery

Flute Springs Cemetery

Foreman Cemetery

Fox Cemetery

Gans Cemetery

Garden of Memories
Cemetery

Garvin Cemetery

Gore Cemetery

Greenhill Cemetery

Gum Springs Cemetery

Hansen Cemetery

Haven of Rest
Cemetery

Holt Family Cemetery

Hughart Cemetery

Jackson-Bradshaw
Cemetery

John Seabolt
Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery

Kirk Cemetery

Laird Cemetery

Lattimore Cemetery

Lessley Cemetery

Lees Chapel Cemetery

Liberty Cemetery

Linder Bend-Rogers
Cemetery

Long Cemetery

Maple Cemetery

Marble City Cemetery

McCoy Cemetery

McEver Family
Cemetery

Memorial Gardens

Miller Cemetery

Mitchell Cemetery

Muldrow Memory
Garden

New Rogers Cemetery

Noisey Cemetery

Northview Cemetery

Notchietown Cemetery

Oak Hill Cemetery

Old Campbell Cemetery

Old Muldrow Cemetery
(African-American)

Old Seabolt Cemetery

Pack-Faulkner
Family Plot

Paw Paw Cemetery

Peters Cemetery 

Phillips Cemetery

Plunkett Cemetery

Redbird Cemetery

Redland Cemetery

Riley Cemetery

Rocky Point Cemetery
(Brushy)

Rocky Point Cemetery
(Sallisaw)

Rogers Cemetery

Rogue Wolf Burial
Grounds

Roland Cemetery

Rose Lawn Vian South
Cemetery

Ross Cemetery

Round Mountain
Cemetery

Sallisaw City
(African-American)

Sallisaw City Cemetery

Sanders Cemetery (Sadie)

Sanders Cemetery
(Sallisaw)

Sandtown Cemetery

Seabolt Cemetery (Nicut)

Seabolt Cemetery (Hanson)

Sellers Cemetery

Sequoyah Cemetery

Shady Grove Cemetery

Shiloh Cemetery

Sims Cemetery

Smith-Pluckett Cemetery

Star Ford Cemetery

Stevenson Cemetery

Still Cemetery

Swimmer Family Cemetery

Tate Gravesite

Tee Hee Cemetery

Tom Girty Cemetery

Tony Cemetery

Upper Camp Creek
Cemetery

Ussery Family Cemetery

Vaught Cemetery

Walters Family Cemetery

Webber Cemetery

White Cemetery

White Chapel Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery

Wilson Rock Cemetery

  

Libraries in Sequoyah County

 

Muldrow Public Library
711 W. Shawntell Blvd.
Muldrow, OK  74948
Telephone:  (918) 427-6703

Stanley Tubbs Memorial Library
101 E. Cherokee
Sallisaw, OK  74955
Telephone:  (918) 775-4481

 

Historic Newspaper Archives of Sequoyah County

 

Sequoyah County News

 

Additional Genealogy Resources for Sequoyah County

 

Sequoyah County on OKGenWeb: Oklahoma Genealogy & History

Muldrow Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1253
Muldrow, OK  74938

 

Places to Visit in Sequoyah County

 

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

 

14 Flags Museum

Cherokee Casino Roland

Cherokee Casino Sallisaw

Robert S. Kerr Reservoir

Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge

Sequoyah's Cabin

Tenkiller State Park

Vian City Lake