Introduction to Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, in Tulsa county, is 13 miles SE of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The city is considered part of the Tulsa metropolitan area. Broken Arrow has a population of 74,859.
Broken Arrow History
Broken Arrow was originally inhabited by the Creek Indians. The area was initially served by the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway. It was incorporated in 1903. In the early years, the economy of the city was based mainly on agriculture. In the early 20th century, coal became significant in the economic development of Broken Arrow.
Broken Arrow and nearby Attractions
- Arrow Village Shopping Center
- Safari's Sanctuary
- Broken Arrow Historical Museum
- Battle Creek Golf Club
- Tulsa Zoo
- Lake Keystone State Park
Things To Do In Broken Arrow
Broken Arrow offers easy access to the Tulsa Zoo. The Battle Creek Golf Club provides excellent facilities for golfers to enjoy a round. The Broken Arrow Historical Museum provides absorbing insights into the history of this area. In addition, the city hosts the Rooster Days Festival every May.
Broken Arrow Transportation
Tulsa International Airport is close by.
Broken Arrow Higher Education
The Tulsa Technology Center-Broken Arrow Campus is the local institution of higher education. Others in the neighborhood include Tulsa Community College, the University of Tulsa and Oral Roberts University.