Introduction to Henryetta, Oklahoma

Henryetta, Oklahoma, in Okmulgee county, is 43 miles S of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and 49 miles S of Tulsa, Oklahoma. There are an estimated 6,096 people in the city.

Henryetta History

Henryetta is located in Okmulgee County. The city was named in honor of Henry and Etta Beard. Some of the famous former and current residents of the city of Henryetta include rodeo favorites Terry Don West and Jim Shoulders, and actress Alice Ghostley.

Henryetta and nearby Attractions

  • Henryetta Territorial Museum
  • Okmulgee State Park
  • Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge
  • Woody Guthrie House

Things To Do In Henryetta

The Henryetta Territorial Museum provides absorbing insights into the history of this area. The Nichols Park is a National Historic Site and is the largest park of the city. It includes three covered picnic areas, a fishing dock and a sandy beach. The park is home to a variety of wildlife. The Henryetta Country Club and Golf Course provides excellent facilities for golf enthusiasts. Henryetta also hosts several festivals like the Dee Boone Days and the Jim Shoulders Spring Roundup Rodeo every year.

Henryetta Transportation

Flights are available from Tulsa International Airport.

Henryetta Higher Education

Oral Roberts University, the University of Tulsa and Tulsa Community College are the centers of higher education located nearby.


Total Population 5,812
Male Share of the Population 45.9%
Female Share of the Population 54.1%
Senior Citizens 23.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,751
Age of the Population 42


% of people married 42.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0


Median Family Income $41,532
% Above Poverty Level 75.4%
% Below Poverty Level 24.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.3%


People Living Alone 36.3%
Median Gross Rent $641
Median House Value $64,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 38.5%
US/American 0%
English 9.4%
Irish 12.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Henryetta Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles S of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma (center to center)
Nearest Large City 49 miles S of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Okmulgee
Standard Zip Codes 74437
Phone Area Codes 918
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.439
Longitude -95.981

Henryetta Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 48 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 75 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches
Distance 27.9 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 48 F
Apr Temp 51 to 74 F
Jul Temp 73 to 94 F
Oct Temp 54 to 75 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
Station BIXBY
Distance 38 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 46 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 40.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Henryetta, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Coalton (74437)

Spelter City (74437)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dewar 898 $46,500
Grayson 139 $68,056
Hoffman 135 $38,214
Okmulgee 12,350 $36,861
Schulter 457 $33,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Henryetta Public Libraries

Henryetta Public Library
518 W. MAIN
Henryetta, Oklahoma
(918) 652-7377

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Henryetta Hospitals

(918) 652-4463
Emergency Service: Yes

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Henryetta High Schools

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Serves 366 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.9

A Title I School.
Serves 118 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.4

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