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North America > United States of America > Great Plains > Oklahoma > Green Country (Oklahoma) > Tahlequah


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Tahlequah is in the Green Country region of Oklahoma.


Tahlequah, Oklahoma is the Capital of the Cherokee Nation. It is also to home of North Eastern Oklahoma State University.

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  • 1 Northeastern State University. Public university with classes in both English and Cherokee. The oldest building, Seminary Hall, dates to 1889. Northeastern State University (Q3124195) on Wikidata Northeastern State University on Wikipedia
  • 2 Cherokee National Capitol, 101 South Muskogee Avenue. Two-story government building designated as a National Historic Landmark and serves as a tribal supreme court. Cherokee National Capitol (Q5092183) on Wikidata Cherokee National Capitol on Wikipedia


  • Float the Illinois River. The Illinois River flows through Tahlequah, and has been designated a Scenic River since the 1970s.
  • 1 Cherokee Heritage Center. Just to the south in Park Hill, Oklahoma, the center includes a reproduction of an ancient Cherokee Village, the Cherokee National Museum- including the renowned Trail of Tears Exhibit, and the Cherokee Genealogy Center. Cherokee Heritage Center (Q5092155) on Wikidata Cherokee Heritage Center on Wikipedia





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Routes through Tahlequah
MuskogeeFort Gibson  W US 62.svg E  → Jct US 59.svgFayettevilleRogers
TulsaWagoner  W Oklahoma State Highway 51.svg E  StilwellEnds at Arkansas 59.svg
VinitaLocust Grove  N Oklahoma State Highway 82.svg S  → Jct Oklahoma State Highway 100.svgJct W I-40.svg E

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