Life in Tahlequah and Cherokee County Oklahoma

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Managing Real Estate Broker with United Country -- Prairie Creek Realty and Auctions LLC 157425

As I have spent the past few days dealing with the Blizzard of 2011, I have realized how thankful I am to be in Oklahoma more importantly in the Tahlequah area. While the rest of the country has been hit hard by the storm,  we have had our part of bad weather but nothing in comparisan to other parts of Oklahoma not to mention the country. We are so fortunate to be in this part of Oklahoma with some of the most beautiful scenery in Oklahoma and some of the finest hunting and fishing the state has to offer.

Tahlequah is not only the county seat of Cherokee County but is also the home to the Cherokee Nation. This area of the state is rich in Native American history. You can see the influence of the Cherokee culture throughout Tahlequah. In 2009 Tahlequah was listed as one the Top Ten True Western Towns in the U.S. Given to towns that made an important contribution to preserving their past.

Tahlequah and Cherokee County is also a great area for outsdoor enthusiasts and sportsmen. Wether its hiking on trails or water sports Lake Tenkiller or Lake Ft Gibson, both in Cherokee County, you can find just about any kind of outdoor adventure, not to mention rafting or trout the Illinois River.  The lower Illinois River below Tenkiller Dam is considered the Trout capital of Oklahoma, with trout being released in the cold water below the dam on a weekly basis. Cherokee County is one of the top ranked counties in Oklahoma for Deer Hunting and Lake Ft Gibson is a great waterfowl hunting lake.

The cost of living in Tahlequah and Cherokee county is low compared to other parts of the country and housing costs are low as compared to ther ares. Mortheastern State Univerisity is the fourth largest university in Oklahoma. Tahlequah is the ninth fastest growing town in Oklahoma as well as one the best small towns in America.

So come out to Tahlequah and Cherokee County and see why life in Tahlequah and Cherokee county Oklahoma is so grand.  Please feel free to contact me if you need any information on Tahlequah or Cherokee county Oklhoma

Comments (2)

Marilyn Boudreaux
Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Bono Realty - Lake Charles, LA
Lake Charles LA Century 21 Realtor

Welcome to Active Rain John!  I know all about Tahlequah, I am from Broken Arrow, OK!

Feb 14, 2011 04:46 AM
John Wilhite
United Country -- Prairie Creek Realty and Auctions LLC - Sallisaw, OK
Find Your Freedom

Marilyn, thanks for the response I am new to the Tahlequah and Cherokee county area. I have been in the next county over the past 9 years.  I think I am going to like this area. Thanks again for the response!

Feb 14, 2011 05:24 AM