Introduction to Henryetta, Oklahoma
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.
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.