Introduction to Seminole, Oklahoma
Seminole was originally inhabited by Native Americans. The city came under U.S. jurisdiction in 1817. The city is in Seminole County, which was originally a small part of Indian Territory. In 1931, Seminole State College was established in the city.
Seminole and nearby Attractions
- Seminole Shopping Center
- Jasmine Moran Children's Museum
- Wewoka Lake
- Seminole Oil & Historical Museum
- Lake Thunderbird State Park
- Woody Guthrie House
Things To Do In Seminole
The Oklahoma Oil Museum, the Jasmine Moran Children's Museum and the Seminole Nation Museum are popular local historical spots. The Lake Thunderbird State Park and the Okmulgee/Dripping Springs State Park provide amenities for several different types of recreational opportunities. In addition, the city hosts the Black Gold Celebration every June and the Seminole Nation Days every September.
Will Rogers World Airport provides facilities for air transportation.
Seminole Higher Education
Seminole State College is the local institution of higher education. Others in the neighborhood include East Central University and Rose State College.