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"Oklahoma's River City"
Muskogee is a city in Muskogee County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Indian tribe
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Oklahoma named Muskogee. For links to other places called Muskogee, OK, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Muskogee is 35.747N. The longitude is -95.369W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 604 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 38,635.
Oil was discovered here in 1903.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Muskogee demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Muskogee County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 74401 ZIP code.
10% of Muskogee residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Muskogee ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Muskogee was $15,351, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Muskogee residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Muskogee, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $312. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $632.
Libraries in Muskogee include Muskogee Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Muskogee include Muskogee Daily Phoenix
TV stations in Muskogee include KWBT.
Muskogee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Muskogee political report.
The average commute time for Muskogee workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 10 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Muskogee between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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