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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.

People

Total Population 9,517
Male Share of the Population 48%
Female Share of the Population 52%
Senior Citizens 11%
Employed Population 16+ 4,166
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 53%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.5%
Median Earnings25+ $35,075
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,221
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,185

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,927
% Above Poverty Level 86.2%
% Below Poverty Level 13.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 21%
Median Gross Rent $659
Median House Value $123,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 36.4%
US/American 0%
English 9.1%
Irish 18.2%

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

Coweta Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles SE of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma (center to center)
Nearest Large City 23 miles SE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Wagoner
Metro Area Tulsa
Standard Zip Codes 74429
Phone Area Codes 918
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.951
Longitude -95.65

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)

Station BIXBY
Distance 13.2 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
Station CLAREMORE 2 ENE
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 45 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
Station MUSKOGEE
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 47 F
Apr Temp 48 to 72 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 43.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Choska (74429)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bixby 23,171 $84,821
Broken Arrow 103,437 $75,928
Haskell 1,904 $41,974
Porter 625 $46,563
Redbird 71 $51,250

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

Coweta Public Libraries

Library
Coweta Public Library
101 EAST SYCAMORE
Coweta, Oklahoma
(918) 486-6532
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Coweta High Schools

COWETA HS
14705 S. 305TH STREET
918-486-4474
Serves 533 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.7

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