Introduction to Catoosa, Oklahoma
The community is in Rogers County. The name of the area has been derived from a Cherokee term meaning "on the hill" or "new settlement place." The community was established in 1882. The Frisco Railroad was completed in 1882. Acting secretary Thomas Ryan approved the town’s site in 1902, and it was officially founded in the same year.
Catoosa and nearby Attractions
- Philbrook Museum of Art
- Fort Gibson
- J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum
- Fred Drummond House
- Gilcrease Museum
- Cherokee State Park
Things To Do In Catoosa
Some of the local churches include Catoosa United Methodist Church, First Baptist Church and Rock House. Local parks offering recreational facilities are Lake Keystone State Park, Snowdale State Park and Greenleaf State Park. The Three Rivers Museum, Five Civilized Tribes Museum and Woolaroc Museum are all nearby as well.
Tulsa International is the nearest major airport.
Catoosa Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued at Oral Roberts University, Tulsa Community College, Langston University and Northeastern State University.