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Overview

Introduction to Coweta, Oklahoma

Coweta, Oklahoma, in Wagoner county, is 10 miles SE of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and 23 miles SE of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The city is included in the Tulsa metropolitan area.

Coweta History

The area that is now known as Coweta became a part of the Creek Nation when the Five Civilized Tribes were shifted to Oklahoma from the Eastern United States. The city got its name from a Creek Indian war town. The American Indians first settled in the area permanently in 1840. Robert Loughridge arrived in the area in the year 1843. He established a mission and named it "Koweta."

Coweta and nearby Attractions

  • Coweta’s Mission Bell Museum and Information Center
  • Coweta Public Library
  • Koweta Mission Site
  • Broken Arrow Historical Museum
  • First Presbyterian Church of Coweta
  • Safari’s Sanctuary

Things To Do In Coweta

The Golf Club of Oklahoma, Indian Springs Country Club, River Course and the Forest Ridge Golf Course offer facilities to local golfers. Local churches include the Church of Christ, Coweta Baptist Church, the First Baptist Church and the Church of God of Prophesy. The Coweta Public Library offers a large collection of reading materials. The Koweta Mission Site, Coweta’s Mission Bell Museum and Information Center and the Broken Arrow Historical Museum offer insight into the area’s history.

Coweta Transportation

Tulsa International is the nearest major airport.

Coweta Higher Education

Students in the area can pursue higher education at Tulsa Community College, Oklahoma State University and Oral Roberts University.

Demographics

People

Total Population9,572
Male Share of the Population49.4%
Female Share of the Population50.6%
Senior Citizens11.6%
Employed Population 16+4,087
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married50.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.4%
Median Earnings25+$34,228
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,686
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,737

Wealth

Median Family Income$56,291
% Above Poverty Level87.3%
% Below Poverty Level12.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone20.8%
Median Gross Rent$748
Median House Value$124,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)35.8%
Irish18.1%
German16.1%
English8.3%
Polish1.7%
Scottish1.7%
French Except Basque1.5%
Italian1%
West Indian0.8%
Dutch0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Swedish0.5%
Austrian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Portuguese0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
African0.2%
Haitian0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Greek0.1%
Jordanian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Czech0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Coweta Almanac

CategoryValue
County Wagoner County
Standard Zip Codes74429
Phone Area Codes918
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude35.96
Approximate Longitude-95.66

Coweta Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBIXBY
Distance13.2 miles
Jan Temp24 to 46 F
Apr Temp46 to 72 F
Jul Temp70 to 93 F
Oct Temp47 to 74 F
Annual Precip40.4 inches
StationCLAREMORE 2 ENE
Distance25.5 miles
Jan Temp22 to 45 F
Apr Temp46 to 70 F
Jul Temp70 to 92 F
Oct Temp47 to 73 F
Annual Precip43.9 inches
StationMUSKOGEE
Distance26.2 miles
Jan Temp25 to 47 F
Apr Temp48 to 72 F
Jul Temp71 to 93 F
Oct Temp50 to 74 F
Annual Precip43.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bixby23,956$91,071
Broken Arrow104,869$77,673
Haskell1,863$43,606
Porter642$44,500
Redbird127$51,250

Coweta Public Libraries

Coweta Public Library
120 EAST SYCAMORE
Coweta, Oklahoma
(918) 486-6532

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Coweta Public Schools

Central Es
303 North Broadway
ZIP: 74429
(918) 486-2130
Primary
Total Enrollment 331
Coweta Hs
14607 S 305th E Ave
ZIP: 74429
(918) 486-4474
High
Total Enrollment 698
Coweta Intermediate Hs
14699 S 305th E Ave
ZIP: 74429
(918) 486-6103
Other
Total Enrollment 258
Coweta Jhs
30080 S Hwy 51
ZIP: 74429
(918) 486-2127
Middle
Total Enrollment 509
Heritage Intermediate Grd Ctr
15286 S 297th East
ZIP: 74429
(918) 486-8590
Middle
Total Enrollment 345
Mission Intermediate Grd Ctr
30123 E 147th South
ZIP: 74429
(918) 486-2186
Middle
Total Enrollment 370
Northwest Es
26954 E 131st South
ZIP: 74429
(918) 486-6559
Primary
Total Enrollment 338
Southside Es
15289 S Hwy 72
ZIP: 74429
(918) 279-0480
Primary
Total Enrollment 473
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