Thlopthlocco Tribal Town
Okemah, OK 74859
Thlopthlocco Tribal Town was formed toward the end of the 18th century and was an upper Creek town of the old Creek town of the old Creek Confederacy situated in Alabama and Georgia in historical times. Thlopthlocco (Rvp-Rakko), an upper Creek town, was established near Wetumka, Alabama. Rvp-Rakko (Thlopthlocco) meant "Tall Cane" or "Big Reed", so named for the town's location in the vicinity of a stream where there was an abundance of cane or reed.
Thlopthlocco was known as a Red Town and in Creek culture Red Towns carried red beads and administered war functions. Thlopthlocco Tribal ...